Spring-chicken



noun
1.
a young chicken, especially a broiler or fryer.
2.
Slang. a young person:
I don’t know his age, but he’s no spring chicken.
spring chicken
noun
1.
(mainly US & Canadian) Also called springer. a young chicken, tender for cooking, esp one from two to ten months old
2.
(informal) she is no spring chicken, she is no longer young
spread oneself thin
spring chicken
see: no spring chicken

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