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Definition of cradle-snatch verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cradle-snatch

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈkreɪdl snætʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkreɪdl snætʃ//
 
(British English) (North American English cradle-rob) [intransitive] (disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cradle-snatch
BrE BrE//ˈkreɪdl snætʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkreɪdl snætʃ//
 
he / she / it cradle-snatches
BrE BrE//ˈkreɪdl snætʃɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkreɪdl snætʃɪz//
 
past simple cradle-snatched
BrE BrE//ˈkreɪdl snætʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkreɪdl snætʃt//
 
past participle cradle-snatched
BrE BrE//ˈkreɪdl snætʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkreɪdl snætʃt//
 
-ing form cradle-snatching
BrE BrE//ˈkreɪdl snætʃɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkreɪdl snætʃɪŋ//
 
 
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to have a sexual relationship with a much younger person