any immature animal
Young, Loretta Youngnoun
United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
Young, Whitney Young, Whitney Moore Young Jr.noun
United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)
Young, Thomas Youngnoun
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)
Young, Pres Young, Lester Willis Youngnoun
United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)
Young, Edward Youngnoun
English poet (1683-1765)
Young, Cy Young, Danton True Youngnoun
United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
Young, Brigham Youngnoun
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)
young people collectively
"rock music appeals to the young"; "youth everywhere rises in revolt"
(used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
(of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity
"new potatoes"; "young corn"
youthful, vernal, youngadjective
suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh
"he is young for his age"
being in its early stage
"a young industry"; "the day is still young"
unseasoned, untested, untried, youngadjective
not tried or tested by experience
"unseasoned artillery volunteers"; "still untested in battle"; "an illustrator untried in mural painting"; "a young hand at plowing"
People who are young; young beings.
The younger generation.
The lion caught a gnu to feed its young.
To become or seem to become younger
To cause to appear younger
To exhibit younging
In the early part of growth or life; born not long ago.
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.
Of or belonging to the early part of life.
Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.
for the younger of two people having the same given name.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: iong, eong , Saxon; jong, Dutch.
Guests should be interlarded, after the Persian custom, by ages young and old. Richard Carew, Survey of Cornwall.
He woos both high and low, both rich and poor,
Both young and old. William Shakespeare.
There’s not the smallest orb which thou behold’st,
But in his motion like an angel sings,
Still quiring to the young-ey’d cherubims. William Shakespeare.
I firmly am resolv’d
Not to bestow my youngest daughter,
Before I have a husband for the elder. William Shakespeare.
Thou old and true Menenius,
Thy tears are salter than a younger man’s,
And venomous to thine eyes. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.
He ordain’d a lady for his prize,
Generally praiseful, fair and young, and skill’d in housewiferies. George Chapman.
In timorous deer he hansels his young paws,
And leaves the rugged bear for firmer claws. Abraham Cowley.
Nor need’st by thy daughter to be told,
Though now thy sprity blood with age be cold,
Thou hast been young. Dryden.
When we say a man is young, we mean that his age is yet but a small part of that which usually men attain to: and when we denominate him old, we mean that his duration is run out almost to the end of that which men do not usually exceed. John Locke.
It will be but an ill example to prove, that dominion, by God’s ordination, belonged to the eldest son; because Jacob the youngest here had it. John Locke.
From earth they rear him struggling now with death,
And Nestor’s youngest stops the vents of breath. Alexander Pope.
Come, elder brother, thou art too young in this. William Shakespeare.
There be trees that bear best when they begin to be old, as almonds; the cause is, for that all trees that bear must have an oily fruit; and young trees have a more watry juice, and less concocted. Francis Bacon.
The offspring of animals collectively.
The hedge-sparrow fed the cuckoo so long,
That it had its head bit off by its young. William Shakespeare, King Lear.
So many days my ewes have been with young;
So many weeks ere the poor fools will yean. William Shakespeare.
The eggs disclos’d their callow young. John Milton.
The reason why birds are oviparous, and lay eggs, but do not bring forth their young alive, is because there might be more plenty. Henry More, Antidote against Atheism.
Not so her young; for their unequal line
Was heroes make, half human, half divine;
Their earthly mold obnoxious was to fate,
Th’ immortal part assum’d immortal state. Dryden.
Those insects, for whose young nature hath not made provision of sufficient sustenance, do themselves gather and lay up in store for them. John Ray, on the Creation.
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
being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young plant; a young tree
having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak
the offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively
Etymology: [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.]
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
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.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A word often used for uninitiated.--Young gentlemen, a general designation for midshipmen, whatever their age.
Having qualities relating to youth.
They were both young in their behaviour and outlook on life.Submitted by MaryC on January 25, 2020
To have the body shape and skin of youth.
People are looking younger these days and choose to exercise and look after their body so look and feel more youthgul.Submitted by MaryC on April 5, 2020
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'YOUNG' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #272
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Rank popularity for the word 'YOUNG' in Written Corpus Frequency: #492
Rank popularity for the word 'YOUNG' in Adjectives Frequency: #14
The numerical value of YOUNG in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of YOUNG in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
These findings show that Ebola affects young children quite differently to adults, and it's especially important that we get them into treatment quickly, we also need to look at whether young children are getting treatment that's appropriate for their age.
I have seen what America can do, and so have you. After all, you're looking at someone who, as a young man growing up, wondered if something deep inside of him meant that he would forever be an outsider, would never wear the uniform, never be accepted, never know love, and now you are looking at that same young man, a veteran, a mayor, happily married, asking for you to vote for president of United States.
The deficit of women in eastern Germany is unprecedented in Europe. Even in regions around the Arctic circle in the north of Sweden and Finland - areas which are particularly suffering from a flight of young women from the countryside - numbers do not even touch those of eastern Germany.
Weaver had a health incident out of nowhere, and it delayed the publication of the story ...We had three young men going on record, they all dropped out. They were too afraid of the ramifications.
Christopher Edwards Jr. and Erin Edwards were beautiful, vibrant, and brilliant young adults, whom we had the pleasure of knowing their entire lives. They filled the lives of all who met them with joy, compassion, and kindness. May the peace of God, that surpasses all understanding, be with the Christopher Edwards Jr. family and all who had the honor to have known them.
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