mutton dressed as lamb

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Definition of mutton dressed as lamb

British, informal + disapproving
: a woman who tries to make herself look younger by wearing clothes designed for young people

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“Mutton dressed as lamb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mutton%20dressed%20as%20lamb. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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