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No spring chicken

DEFINITION

Not young and agile anymore. A spring chicken is a young bird so full of energy and nimble; whereas if you are NOT a spring chicken it proposes that you are past those active years.

“I love playing with my grandson but he’s so energetic and I am no spring chicken anymore so it tires me out.”

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