mutton dressed as lamb

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A mature woman dressed in a style more suited to a young woman, especially if a deliberate attempt to appear young.
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The teacher was trying to appeal to her students by wearing a short skirt and strappy top. In reality, she just looked like mutton dressed as lamb.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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בשר כבש לבוש כבש טלה

שעפּס שלעפּן ווי לאַם

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