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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. ( used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; " young people"
  5. United States jazz tenor saxophonist ( 1909- 1959)
  6. United States film and television actress ( 1913- 2000)
  7. any immature animal
  8. British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three- component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone ( 1773- 1829)
  9. United States civil rights leader ( 1921- 1971)
  10. young people collectively; " rock music appeals to the young"; " youth everywhere rises in revolt"
  11. ( of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; " new potatoes"; " young corn"
  12. Being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young plant; a young tree.
  13. Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.
  14. The offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively.
  15. 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.
  16. Being in the early part of life or growth; inexperienced; vigorous in body, or mind; fresh; strong; pertaining to youth; of youthful appearance.
  17. Offspring of animals.
  18. Youngish.
  19. Not long born: in early life: in the first part of growth: inexperienced.
  20. The offspring of animals.
  21. Not old; in early life.
  22. Being in the early period of life; youthful; vigorous; immature.
  23. Off spring; especially of the lower animals.
  24. 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.
  25. Being in the early part of life or of growth; not long born; having little experience; ignorant.
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Usage examples for young

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