noun, plural youths [yooths, yoothz] /yuθs, yuðz/, (collectively) youth.
- youskevitch, igor,
- youth club,
- youth court,
- youth custody,
- youth custody centre,
- youth group
Origin of youth
Examples from the Web for youthless
Gray have I grown in quest of it and old, Youthless and as a leper to delight, But it has come at last—at last has come!The Immortal Lure|Cale Young Rice
Whatever emotion troubled the depths of his being, no sign of it rose to his ageless, youthless face.Miss Mink's Soldier and Other Stories|Alice Hegan Rice
noun plural youths (juːðz)
Word Origin for youth
Old English geoguð "youth," related to geong "young," from West Germanic *jugunthiz (cf. Old Saxon juguth, Old Frisian jogethe, Middle Dutch joghet, Dutch jeugd, Old High German jugund, German Jugend, Gothic junda "youth"), from the source of young (adj.)) + Proto-Germanic abstract noun suffix *-itho (see -th (2)).
The West-Germanic form was altered from Proto-Germanic *juwunthiz by influence of its contrast, *dugunthiz "ability" (source of Old English duguð). In Middle English, the medial -g- became a yogh, which then disappeared.
They said that age was truth, and that the young
Marred with wild hopes the peace of slavery