rob the cradle

idiom

Definition of rob the cradle

US, informal
: to date or marry someone who is much younger His friends accused him of robbing the cradle when they saw how young his girlfriend was.

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“Rob the cradle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rob%20the%20cradle. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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