What does Young mean?

Definitions for Youngyʌŋ; ˈyʌŋ gər; ˈyʌŋ gɪst

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Young.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. young, offspring(noun)

    any immature animal

  2. Young, Loretta Young(noun)

    United States film and television actress (1913-2000)

  3. Young, Whitney Young, Whitney Moore Young Jr.(noun)

    United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)

  4. Young, Thomas Young(noun)

    British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829)

  5. Young, Pres Young, Lester Willis Young(noun)

    United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)

  6. Young, Edward Young(noun)

    English poet (1683-1765)

  7. Young, Cy Young, Danton True Young(noun)

    United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)

  8. Young, Brigham Young(noun)

    United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877)

  9. young, youth(adj)

    young people collectively

    "rock music appeals to the young"; "youth everywhere rises in revolt"

  10. young, immature(adj)

    (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth

    "young people"

  11. new, young(adj)

    (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity

    "new potatoes"; "young corn"

  12. youthful, vernal, young(adj)

    suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh

    "he is young for his age"

  13. young(adj)

    being in its early stage

    "a young industry"; "the day is still young"

  14. unseasoned, untested, untried, young(adj)

    not tried or tested by experience

    "unseasoned artillery volunteers"; "still untested in battle"; "an illustrator untried in mural painting"; "a young hand at plowing"

Wiktionary

  1. young(Noun)

    People who are young; young beings.

  2. young(Noun)

    The younger generation.

  3. young(Noun)

    Offspring.

    The lion caught a gnu to feed its young.

  4. young(Verb)

    To become or seem to become younger

  5. young(Verb)

    To cause to appear younger

  6. young(Verb)

    To exhibit younging

  7. young(Adjective)

    In the early part of growth or life; born not long ago.

  8. young(Adjective)

    As if young; having the look or qualities of a young person.

    My grandmother is a very active woman and is quite young for her age.

  9. young(Adjective)

    Of or belonging to the early part of life.

  10. young(Adjective)

    Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.

  11. Young(ProperNoun)

    for the younger of two people having the same given name.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Young

    not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old; juvenile; -- said of animals; as, a young child; a young man; a young fawn

  2. Young

    being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young plant; a young tree

  3. Young

    having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak

  4. Young(noun)

    the offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively

  5. Origin: [OE. yung, yong, ong, ung, AS. geong; akin to OFries. iung, iong, D. joing, OS., OHG., & G. jung, Icel. ungr, Sw. & Dan. ung, Goth. juggs, Lith. jaunas, Russ. iunuii, L. juvencus, juvenis, Skr. juvaa, juvan. 281. Cf. Junior, Juniper, Juvenile, Younker, Youth.]

Freebase

  1. Young

    Young is a town in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia and is the centre of Young Shire. At the 2011 census, Young had a population of 6,960. Young is marketed as the Cherry Capital Of Australia and every year hosts the National Cherry Festival. Young is situated on the Olympic Highway and is approximately 2 hours drive from the Canberra area. Young is situated in a valley, with surrounding hills. The town is named after Sir John Young, the Governor of NSW during 1861-7.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Young

    yung, adj. not long born: in early life: in the first part of growth: vigorous: relating to youth: junior, the younger of two persons having the same name: inexperienced: newly arrived—in Australia.—n. the offspring of animals.—adjs. Young′-eyed (Shak.), with the bright eyes of youth; Young′ish, somewhat young.—n. Young′ling, a young person or animal.—adj. youthful, young.—adv. Young′ly.—ns. Young′ness; Young′ster, a young person: a lad; Youngth (Spens.), youth.—adj. Youngth′ly (Spens.), youthful.—Young blood, fresh accession of strength; Young England, the name applied, during the Corn-Law struggle (1842-45), to a little band of young Tory politicians, who hated Free Trade and Radicalism, and professed a sentimental attachment to earlier forms of social life in England; Young England, America, &c., the rising generation in England, America, &c.; Young Ireland, a group of Irish politicians who broke away from O'Connell about 1844, because of his rooted aversion to physical force; Young Italy, an association of Italian republican agitators, active about 1834, under the lead of Mazzini; Young person, Mr Podsnap's phrase for youth generally, considered as too inexperienced to hear about some matters within the range of adult human experience—from Dickens's Our Mutual Friend; Young Pretender, Prince Charlie, as distinguished from his father the Pretender or Old Pretender.—With young, pregnant. [A.S. geong; Ger. jung; also conn. with L. juvenis, Sans. yuvan, young.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Young' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #272

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Young' in Written Corpus Frequency: #492

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Young' in Adjectives Frequency: #14

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Young in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Young in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Chapman:

    Young men think old men are fools but old men know young men are fools.

  2. Pable Casals:

    I am an old man, but in many senses a very young man. And this is what I want you to be, young, young all your life.

  3. Mohammed Altaae:

    For a young man and a young woman, oh God, so many dreams together, they wanted to have children and educate them well. It was the dreams of young people.

  4. Harold Macmillan:

    It has been said that there is no fool like an old fool, except a young fool. But the young fool has first to grow up to be an old fool to realize what a damn fool he was when he was a young fool.

  5. Sheikh Ahmad:

    I think age-limit will achieve the same goals – you will have three or four terms maximum, unless you are young. And if you are young, what is the percentage that is so young to make the rules for them?

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