spring chicken
/spɹˈɪŋ tʃˈɪkɪn/
a young individual with little or no experience
young blood
/jˈʌŋ blˈʌd/
a young person that has new ideas, enthusiasm, and energy
at one's mother's knee
/æt wˈʌnz mˈʌðɚz nˈiː/
used when someone has learned or experienced something from a very young age
knee-high to a grasshopper
/nˈiːhˈaɪ tʊ ɐ ɡɹˈæshɑːpɚ/
(of a person) very young or very small
salad days
/sˈæləd dˈeɪz/
the time in a person's life marked by youthfulness, inexperience, and being carefree
on the other / wrong side of
/ɑːnðə ˈʌðɚ ɹˈɔŋ sˈaɪd ʌv nˈʌm/
used to refer to people who look older than the age they are in
ripe old age
/ɹˈaɪp ˈoʊld ˈeɪdʒ/
an advanced stage of life characterized by a long lifespan and great wisdom
vale of years
/vˈeɪl ʌv jˈɪɹz/
the time in a person's life when they are of a very old age
(as) old as the hills
/æz ˈoʊld æz ðə hˈɪlz/
used to describe someone or something that is old and has existed for a long time
long in the tooth
/lˈɑːŋ ɪnðə tˈuːθ/
describing an individual who has lived for a very long time and is not able to do certain activities due to old age
hale and hearty
/hˈeɪl ænd hˈɑːɹɾi/
used to describe an old person who is still very active and healthy
silver surfer
/sˈɪlvɚ sˈɜːfɚ/
a senior citizen that spends a lot of time using the Internet
old enough to be one's mother / father
/ˈoʊld ɪnˈʌf təbi wˈʌnz mˈʌðɚ fˈɑːðɚ/
used to refer to a significant age difference between two people, especially those who are romantically involved with one another
over the hill
/ˌoʊvɚ ðə hˈɪl/
beyond the peak of one's abilities or career, often implying a decline in performance
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