fountain of youth

noun phrase

Definition of fountain of youth

1 or Fountain of Youth , in stories and legends : a fountain with magic water which when drunk will cause a person to live forever
2 : a source of the kind of energy or health that young people usually have
  • Exercise is good for you, but it's not a perfect fountain of youth.

Word by Word Definitions

fountain play
  1. : the source from which something proceeds or is supplied

  2. : a spring of water issuing from the earth

  3. : an artificially produced jet of water

  1. : to flow or spout like a fountain

  2. : to cause to flow like a fountain

youth play
  1. : the time of life when one is young

  2. : the early period of existence, growth, or development

  3. : a young person


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