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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.
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