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Princeton's WordNet

  1. younger, jr.(adj)

    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.

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  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

How to pronounce younger?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say younger in sign language?

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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. Ahmedin Jemal:

    Younger generations are experiencing earlier and longer-lasting exposure to excess fat and to obesity-related health conditions that can increase cancer risk.

  2. Liu Haifeng:

    It is impossible for people, especially the younger generations, to live without electronics.

  3. Archana Radhakrishnan:

    Despite changes to guidelines, doctors are continuing to recommend routine mammograms to both younger and older women, the recommendations varied depending on physician specialty; gynecologists were the most likely to recommend screening.

  4. John Ray:

    The younger brother hath the more wit.

  5. Harris Stratyner:

    You are literally displaying a behavior and then younger people who are more prone to being influenced by things see it and there's a sense of entitlement by some people with money, not all people, and there's also a sense that you're not being corrected if you're getting away with things, it's what we call acquired narcissism. Some people, young kids, learn to be narcissistic.

Images & Illustrations of younger

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