May-september-romance meaning

A romantic relationship where one partner is significantly older than the other.

The 40-year-old man and his 20-year-old girlfriend were involved in a May-September romance.

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Origin of may-september-romance

  • From the metaphor of a year being the lifespan of a person, May being a time of relative youth and September being late in maturity.
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