Definitions for youthyuθ; yuθs, yuðz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

youthyuθ; yuθs, yuðz(n.)(pl.)youths; youth.

  1. the condition of being young.

  2. the appearance, freshness, vigor, spirit, etc., characteristic of the young.

  3. the time of being young; early life.

  4. the period of life from puberty to the attainment of full growth; adolescence.

  5. the first or early period of anything.

  6. young persons collectively.

  7. a young person, esp. a young man.

Origin of youth:

bef. 900; ME youthe, OE geoguth, c. OS juguth, OHG jugund; see young , -th1

Youthyuθ(n.)

  1. Isle of, an island in the Caribbean, south of and belonging to Cuba. 68,700; 1182 sq. mi. (3061 sq. km).

    Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Formerly, Isle of Pines.; Spanish, Isla de la Juventud.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. young person, youth, younker, spring chicken(noun)

    a young person (especially a young man or boy)

  2. young, youth(noun)

    young people collectively

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

  3. youth(noun)

    the time of life between childhood and maturity

  4. youth(noun)

    early maturity; the state of being young or immature or inexperienced

  5. youth, early days(noun)

    an early period of development

    "during the youth of the project"

  6. youth, youthfulness, juvenility(noun)

    the freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. youth(noun)θ

    all young people in general

    the youth of our country; youth crime

  2. youthθ

    a young man, especially one who is involved in crime

    youths rioting in the streets of the capital

  3. youthθ

    the period of your life when you are young

    I camped a lot in my youth.

Wiktionary

  1. youth(Noun)

    The quality or state of being young.

    Her youth and beauty is what attracted him to her.

  2. youth(Noun)

    The part of life following childhood; the period of existence preceding maturity or age; the whole early part of life, from childhood, or, sometimes, from infancy, to manhood.

  3. youth(Noun)

    A young person

    There were a group of youths hanging around the parking lot, reading fashion magazines and listening to music.

  4. youth(Noun)

    A young man

  5. youth(Noun)

    (used in plural form) Young persons, collectively.

  6. Origin: geoguþ, from West Germanic *juwunþ-, from a base corresponding to young + -th. Cognate with Dutch , German .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Youth

    of Youth

  2. Youth(noun)

    the quality or state of being young; youthfulness; juvenility

  3. Youth(noun)

    the part of life that succeeds to childhood; the period of existence preceding maturity or age; the whole early part of life, from childhood, or, sometimes, from infancy, to manhood

  4. Youth(noun)

    a young person; especially, a young man

  5. Youth(noun)

    young persons, collectively

Freebase

  1. Youth

    Youth is generally the time of life between childhood and adulthood. Definitions of the specific age range that constitutes youth vary. An individual's actual maturity may not correspond to their chronological age, as immature individuals can exist at all ages. Youth is also defined as "the appearance, freshness, vigor, spirit, etc., characteristic of one who is young". Youth is a term used for people of both sexes, male and female, of a young age.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. YOUTH

    The dynamo that makes the world go round; a product of its own generation, with its wires carrying Power into the high places of Earth and with its currents of Thought short-circuited only by bigoted Old Age.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'youth' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1925

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'youth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2451

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'youth' in Nouns Frequency: #741


Translations for youth

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

youth(noun)

(the state of being in) the early part of life

Enjoy your youth!; He spent his youth in America.

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