A chip off the old block


Also found in: Idioms.
a child who resembles either of his parents.

See also: Chip

References in classic literature ?
Truly, his one son was a chip off the old block, and Peter Winn had no meek notions concerning the intrinsic value of said old block.
After his maiden speech in 1781 which politician was described as "not merely a chip off the old block but the old block itself"?
He said: "I took Honey out on my backpack on the dry ski slope only last week and she seemed to be a chip off the old block.