salad days


salad days

noun plural

: the period of life when someone is young and does not have much experience

: an early period of success

Full Definition of SALAD DAYS

:  time of youthful inexperience or indiscretion <my salad days when I was green in judgment — Shakespeare>; also :  an early flourishing period :  heyday

Examples of SALAD DAYS

  1. <he worked for NASA in its salad days>

First Known Use of SALAD DAYS

1606

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