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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.]
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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']
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sal′ad days`


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

- Those when one is green in judgment, young and inexperienced.
See also related terms for salad.
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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
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salad days

noun
The time of life between childhood and maturity:
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Translations

salad days

npl (liter) → anni mpl verdi
in my salad days → quand'ero giovane e inesperto
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To one imbued from infancy with the fascinating fallacy that all men are born equal, unquestioning submission to authority is not easily mastered, and the American volunteer soldier in his "green and salad days" is among the worst known.
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!
Blythe, or if she imagined that he was still as infatuated with her as he might have been in his salad days, it was surely their duty to put the matter before her in another light.
Yet those are the speeches of your salad days. What a disenchantment!"
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