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Princeton's WordNet

  1. younger, jr.adjective

    used of the younger of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a son from his father

    "John Junior"; "John Smith, Jr."

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  1. Younger

    Younger is a Scottish convention, style of address or description traditionally used by the Heir Apparent to:- 1. A current Laird 2. Someone whose name includes a territorial designation 3. A Scottish chieftainship 4. A clan chief. 5. A Scottish Baron, only if also a Laird and recognised by the Lord Lyon as such. The style of using the term "Younger" applies equally to a woman who is heir in her own right as to a man. The style of "Younger" is neither a title of nobility nor a peerage and does not carry voting rights either in the Parliament of Scotland or the Kingdom of England. The abbreviation of Younger is Yr. The wife of such an heir may adopt this style also. When a person bearing this suffix becomes the Laird in their own right or succeeds to the arms of a now landless family or inherits the chieftainship of a cadet branch or the chiefship of the clan, they then drop the suffix and the next heir apparent may add the style to their name.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'younger' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2067

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'younger' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1539

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of younger in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of younger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of younger in a Sentence

  1. Andrea Chomistek:

    There's not a whole lot of information out there for younger people.

  2. Lydia Wermager:

    I love Joe BidenBiden, but I think we need somebody with a bigger vision and that's why I'm looking at the younger candidates.

  3. Rachelle Simpson:

    My end goal is for younger girls to see this and know that women can do incredible things and to spread the word, (We had) 10 women (compete) this year. Last time, we had eight. So I really would love to see this become super popular and just get the younger generations involved.

  4. Jack Ma:

    Teachers always want their students to exceed them, so the responsible thing... for me and the company to do is to let younger, more talented people take over in leadership roles.

  5. Nyabuto John Kiyondi:

    She was assisting me financially to educate her siblings, particularly in terms of school fees and other expenses. I'm stuck now and back to square one. I'm wondering how her younger siblings will continue schooling.

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