young'un

[ yuhng-uhn ]
/ ˈyʌŋ ən /

noun Informal.

young one; child.

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Origin of young'un

contraction of young one
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for young'un

  • "I shore told you, that young-un was a limb," Sarah muttered.

    Patricia|Emilia Elliott
  • Ive heard seventeen-year-old gals say as much fore now, who dandled their second young-un on their knee fore they was 39 twenty.

    The Heart of Canyon Pass|Thomas K. Holmes