- a child or offspring: They have five young ones and another on the way.
Origin of young one
Related Words for young oneinfant, toddler, adolescent, juvenile, youth, teenager, baby, kid, offspring, minor, youngster, bairn, sprout, suckling, newborn, lamb, progeny, tyke, tot, imp
Examples from the Web for young one
Historical Examples of young one
Do you think I've got a head like a six-year-old young-one—or you?
"Let's go out to the barn and find the young-one ourselves," said the Captain.Mary-'Gusta
Joseph C. Lincoln
"It's a pity you didn't tell her sooner, young-one," he said.Across the Fruited Plain
Florence Crannell Means
I used to wish and wish for her, like a young-one wishin' on a load of hay, or the first star at night, or somethin'.