no chicken

no spring chicken

slang Not youthful. A "spring chicken" is in fact a young chicken. I'm no spring chicken, so I can't stay out till 2 AM drinking and dancing anymore.
See also: chicken, no, spring

no (spring) chicken

not a young person. euphemistic
2005 Molly Hart Road to Ruination She must've been in at least her mid-forties, she was no spring chicken, but she looked good for her age.
See also: chicken, no
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A tad too salty" or "maybe no chicken flavor to begin with," they said.