nosotaxy nos·o·tax·y (nŏs’ə-tāk’sē)
- No spring chicken
modifier No longer young • Often said of a woman: She looks great, but she’s no spring chicken (1910+) No longer a young person, as in Sally’s no spring chicken, but she plays a fine game of tennis. This unflattering expression, often applied to women, has been used since the early 1700s, although spring was […]
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[no-stal-juh, -jee-uh, nuh-] /nɒˈstæl dʒə, -dʒi ə, nə-/ noun 1. a wistful desire to return in thought or in fact to a former time in one’s life, to one’s home or homeland, or to one’s family and friends; a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time: a nostalgia for his college […]
[no-stal-jik nuh‐] /nɒˈstæl dʒɪk nə‐/ adjective 1. experiencing or exhibiting , a sentimental or wistful yearning for the happiness felt in a former place, time, or situation. /nɒˈstældʒɪk/ adjective 1. of or characterized by nostalgia noun 2. a person who indulges in nostalgia adj. 1806, from nostalgia + -ic. Related: Nostalgically.