Definitions of young

  1. United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah ( 1801- 1877)
  2. United States baseball player and famous pitcher ( 1867- 1955)
  3. English poet ( 1683- 1765)
  4. United States jazz tenor saxophonist ( 1909- 1959)
  5. United States film and television actress ( 1913- 2000)
  6. any immature animal
  7. United States civil rights leader ( 1921- 1971)
  8. young people collectively; " rock music appeals to the young"; " youth everywhere rises in revolt"
  9. ( of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; " new potatoes"; " young corn"
  10. Being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young plant; a young tree.
  11. Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.
  12. The offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively.
  13. Not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old; juvenile; - said of animals; as, a young child; a young man; a young fawn.
  14. Being in the early part of life or growth; inexperienced; vigorous in body, or mind; fresh; strong; pertaining to youth; of youthful appearance.
  15. Offspring of animals.
  16. Youngish.
  17. Not long born: in early life: in the first part of growth: inexperienced.
  18. The offspring of animals.
  19. Being in the early period of life; youthful; vigorous; immature.
  20. Not having been long born; being in the first part of life; not old, as a young girl; being in the first part of growth, as a young plant; having little experience youthful; ignorant; weak.
  21. Being in the early part of life or of growth; not long born; having little experience; ignorant.

Usage examples for young

  1. " But you're quite young," she said. – Half-Past Bedtime by H. H. Bashford
  2. And, young man, if we do this- what then? – Fore! by Charles Emmett Van Loan
  3. You know, young man, I must find her. – Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  4. What the young man says is true. – The Book of Business Etiquette by Nella Henney
  5. The night is yet young. – The Emperor, Part 2, Volume 9. by Georg Ebers
  6. What a thing it is to be young! – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  7. Take care of her- she is so young- and I can't stay. – Pixie O'Shaughnessy by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  8. It is good to be young and think of the life still to come. – The Light of Scarthey by Egerton Castle
  9. Then, young man, I have nothing to say. – In Luck at Last by Walter Besant
  10. You are too young to die, Giacomo. – Phil the Fiddler by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  11. " I am going to try to, sir," replied the young man. – The Story of a New York House by Henry Cuyler Bunner
  12. " I will send this young man," he said. – Andy Grant's Pluck by Horatio Alger
  13. What a strange young man you are. – Amabel Channice by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  14. You said she was young, did you not?" – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  15. She is so young and pretty! – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd
  16. And who is this young man? – The Second String by Nat Gould
  17. No. The last time I was very young. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  18. Young Wentworth is going to stay in Carlingford. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  19. Think how young he is! – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge