HyperDic: spring_chicken

English > 2 senses of the expression spring chicken:
NOUNperson spring chicken, young person, youth, younkera young person (especially a young man or boy)
animalspring chickena young chicken having tender meat
English > spring chicken: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA young person (especially a young man or boy).
Synonymsyoung person, youth, younker
NarrowerbladeA dashing young man
hobbledehoyAn awkward bad-mannered adolescent boy
puppy, pupAn inexperienced young person
schoolchild, school-age child, pupilA young person attending school (up through senior high school)
slipA young and slender person
Broaderjuvenile, juvenile personA young person, not fully developed
Spanishadolescente, chavea, imberbe, joven, mozo, muchacho, pollo, zagal
English > spring chicken: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA young chicken having tender meat.
Broaderchicken, Gallus gallusA domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs

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