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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

youngyʌŋ; ˈyʌŋ gər; ˈyʌŋ gɪst(adj.; n.)young•er; young•est

  1. (adj.)being in the first or early stage of life or growth.

  2. having the appearance, vigor, or other qualities of youth.

  3. of or pertaining to youth.

  4. not far advanced in years or experience in comparison with others.

  5. junior:

    the young Mr. Smith.

  6. being in an early stage, as of existence, development, or maturity:

    a young wine.

  7. representing or advocating recent or progressive tendencies, policies, or the like.

  8. (n.)young persons collectively.

  9. young offspring:

    a mother hen protecting her young.

Idioms for young:

  1. with young, (of an animal) pregnant.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of young:

bef. 900; ME yong(e), OE geong, c. OFris, OS, OHG jung, ON ungr, Go juggs; akin to L juvenis



  1. Brigham, 1801–77, U.S. leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    Category: Biography

  2. Edward, 1683–1765, English poet.

    Category: Biography

  3. Marguerite (Vivian),born 1909, U.S. novelist and poet.

    Category: Biography

  4. Thomas, 1773–1829, English physician, physicist, and Egyptologist.

    Category: Biography

  5. Whitney M., Jr., 1921–71, U.S. social reformer and educator.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. youngish(adj)

    somewhat young


  1. youngish(Adjective)

    Somewhat young.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Youngish(adj)

    somewhat young


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