as young as a spring chicken

Idiom

As young as a spring chicken

Definition

This idiom is used to describe someone who is very young, energetic, and full of life.

ExamplesSentences

My son is as young as a spring chicken and loves to run around the house.

I’m feeling as young as a spring chicken after getting a good night’s sleep.

Origin

This idiom originated in the United States in the mid-1800s.

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