cradle-snatcher

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cradle-snatcher

A jocular term for someone who is romantically involved with a much younger person. Dating sites seem to be filled with nothing but cradle-snatchers looking for women who are 20 years younger than them.
References in classic literature ?
And the other: "You'd think she might have the good taste to run after somebody of her own age." "Cradle-snatcher," was the final sting that sent the angry blood into Saxon's cheeks as the two girls moved away, unaware that they had been overheard.
No, don't be shocked; I intend to qualify that extraordinary statement urgently lest I spend the next 18 years in some dungeon, the only place where cradle-snatchers should be confined.
These hard-hearted persons, lacking in pity or warmth could be described as cradle-snatchers. This is victimization and this must stop.
MEN and women who fell for partners half their age have spoken of their heartache at being labelled 'cradle-snatchers and perverts'.
Having slammed the freshers, and those who pulled them, with such distaste, tonight I joined the ranks of the cradle-snatchers. Yes, I snogged a first-year - my academic son.
Reunited at the funeral of a mutual friend who killed herself rather than become a divorcee, they plot revenge on the cradle-snatchers.