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1. slang Someone who kidnaps a baby. I've seen that woman before—I think she's the baby-snatcher they've been talking about on the news! Call the police!
2. slang Someone in a romantic relationship with a much younger person. Mom, that guy is 17 years younger than you. You'd be a baby-snatcher if you dated him!


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.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.


n. a police officer; a detective. (Underworld.) One of the local snatchers came around to see if the door was locked.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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