spring chicken

noun

Definition of spring chicken

  1. :  a young person is no spring chicken

1879

First Known Use of spring chicken

1879


SPRING CHICKEN Defined for English Language Learners

spring chicken

noun

Definition of spring chicken for English Language Learners

  • : a young person


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