adjective, young·er [yuhng-ger], /ˈyʌŋ gər/, young·est [yuhng-gist]. /ˈyʌŋ gɪst/.
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Origin of young
synonym study for young
OTHER WORDS FROM youngquasi-young, adjective
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Definition for young (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for young
Earlier this year, L Catterton invested in Hydrow, a younger rowing startup that recently raised $25 million.
They provide flood control and critical habitat for young fish and other marine creatures.Soggy coastal soils? Here’s why ecologists love them|Alison Pearce Stevens|September 17, 2020|Science News For Students
Venezuela’s own General Assembly declared that Maduro was out and they installed as president the young reformer Juan Guaidó.Does Anyone Really Know What Socialism Is? (Ep. 408 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|September 17, 2020|Freakonomics
If it’s a young guy who’s got sniffles, who’s you know 10 years old, gets tested, all of a sudden he’s a case and he’s gonna be better tomorrow.Timeline: The 124 times Trump has downplayed the coronavirus threat|Aaron Blake, JM Rieger|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
By young adulthood, these kids had no clue how to influence or lead others.‘The Origins of You’ explores how kids develop into their adult selves|Bruce Bower|September 16, 2020|Science News
The first two videos are teasers featuring two favorite cartoon characters for young girls, Dora the Explorer and Tinkerbell.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Many young people are still shedding the ignorance of our parents.‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“The innocence of young people must be preserved at all costs,” said Glees.
Professor Penelope Leach told The Daily Beast it was ludicrous to monitor young children in that way.
But my sources, my young women and their mother, heroically held firm.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“This is a distressing predicament for these young people,” thought Mr. Pickwick, as he dressed himself next morning.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
Five of the number had studied with Liszt before, and the young men are artists already before the public.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
She stood, in her young purity, at one end of the chain of years, and Mrs. Chepstow—did she really stand at the other?Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Two young lovers were exchanging their hearts' yearnings beneath the children's tent, which they had found unoccupied.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
British Dictionary definitions for young (1 of 2)
adjective younger (ˈjʌŋɡə) or youngest (ˈjʌŋɡɪst)
- having lived, existed, or been made or known for a relatively short timea young man; a young movement; a young country
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the young
- (of mountains) formed in the Alpine orogeny and still usually rugged in outline
- another term for youthful (def. 4)