be no spring chicken

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be no spring chicken

slang To no longer be 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, spring

be ˌno spring ˈchicken

(humorous) be no longer young: I’m no spring chicken, but I still like going on long walks.Are you sure he should be playing squash at his age? He’s no spring chicken, you know!
See also: chicken, spring