adjective, young·er [yuhng-ger], /ˈyʌŋ gər/, young·est [yuhng-gist]. /ˈyʌŋ gɪst/.
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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
“The innocence of young people must be preserved at all costs,” said Glees.Britain May Spy on Preschoolers Searching for Potential Jihadis|Nico Hines|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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
I wish I was a young Carole King, working in the Brill Building.
These are young fathers, rural farmers, usually growing banana or coffee or subsistence crops.
Do you think Hollis went to Scarnham on this business of young Lester's?The Chestermarke Instinct|J. S. Fletcher
The young men had engaged a room at Bertolini's hotel, on the Lungarno.Aaron's Rod|D. H. Lawrence
Woods gave place to stump-fields in which the young corn sprouted, silvered by the stars.The Maid-At-Arms|Robert W. Chambers
The young idlers of rich Palermo intrigued to be introduced to her and threw enormous nosegays to her at the end of every act.Corleone|F. Marion Crawford
But the youth is young, brave, and should live in honor and high promotion.The War Tiger|Wiliam Dalton
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)