salad days


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salad days

pl.n.
A time of youth, innocence, and inexperience: "my salad days, / When I was green in judgment, cold in blood" (Shakespeare).

[Coined by William Shakespeare.]

salad days

pl n
a period of youth and inexperience
[allusion to Antony and Cleopatra (1.v.73) by William Shakespeare: 'my salad days When I was green in judgment, cold in blood']

sal′ad days`


n.
a period of youthful inexperience.
[1600–10]

salad days

- Those when one is green in judgment, young and inexperienced.
See also related terms for salad.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salad days - the best time of youth
time of life - a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
youth - the time of life between childhood and maturity

salad days

noun
The time of life between childhood and maturity:
Translations

salad days

npl (liter) → anni mpl verdi
in my salad days → quand'ero giovane e inesperto
References in classic literature ?
How often now, oppressed by the necessity of assisting at three dining-room meals daily, two of which are conducted by the functionaries held indispensable to a proper maintenance of the family dignity, and all of which are pervaded by joints of meat, how often do I think of my salad days, forty in number, and of the blessedness of being alone as I was then alone!
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REHEARSING for a special production in 1985 was Joanne Wilkinson at the piano with other young members of Huddersfield Light Opera Company who were to stage a production of the evergreen musical Salad Days as their contribution to International Youth Year.
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The salad days of human evolution saw a dietary shift toward grasses and probably grass-fed animals, new analyses of more than 100 fossilized teeth from eight species of ancient hominids indicate.
Little did I know that it would turn out to be a lovely evening where I would be transported back to my salad days.
Salad Days, although a little slower, keeps the tongue firmly in cheek.
AP's salad days Well done AP and well deserved - 15 times champion, and on not much more than a lettuce leaf a day.
SALAD days are on the way for volunteers in a scientific trial that will aim to show why people should eat their greens.
Other more tuneless wonders in the capital face endless salad days of a more literal kind though; an eternal diet of rotten tomatoes, cucumbers and spuds.