Associations to the word «Young»


YOUNG, adjective. In the early part of growth or life; born not long ago.
YOUNG, adjective. As if young; having the look or qualities of a young person.
YOUNG, adjective. Of or belonging to the early part of life.
YOUNG, adjective. (obsolete) Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.
YOUNG, noun. People who are young; young beings.
YOUNG, noun. The younger generation.
YOUNG, noun. Offspring.
YOUNG, verb. (informal or demography) To become or seem to become younger
YOUNG, verb. (informal or demography) To cause to appear younger
YOUNG, verb. (geology) To exhibit younging
YOUNG, proper noun. A British distinguishing surname​ for the younger of two people having the same given name.
YOUNG, proper noun. A CDP in Arizona.
YOUNG, proper noun. A town in New South Wales, Australia.
YOUNG, proper noun. A village in Saskatchewan, Canada.
YOUNG, proper noun. A city in Uruguay.
YOUNG ADULT, noun. A person who has achieved sexual maturity but whose character and personality are still developing as they gain experience
YOUNG ADULTS, noun. Plural of young adult
YOUNG AT HEART, adjective. (idiomatic) Inclined to act in a way or enjoy things that one would expect from someone younger, especially children, teenagers or young adults.
YOUNG BLOOD, noun. Young people; youth
YOUNG BLOOD, noun. Youthful, revitalising or youth-oriented ideas.
YOUNG BUCK, noun. An adventurous or high-spirited young man.
YOUNG BUCKS, noun. Plural of young buck
YOUNG EARTH CREATIONISM, proper noun. Belief that the universe and the Earth are 6,000 to 10,000 years old as inferred from a literal interpretation of the Old Testament.
YOUNG FOGEY, noun. (idiomatic) Young and over-conservative person.
YOUNG FOGEYS, noun. Plural of young fogey
YOUNG GUN, noun. A new or rising talent or star
YOUNG GUNS, noun. Plural of young gun
YOUNG IRELANDER, noun. (historical) A supporter of the Young Ireland movement of the mid-19th century, which led changes in Irish nationalism, including an abortive rebellion in 1848.
YOUNG IRELANDERS, noun. Plural of Young Irelander
YOUNG LADIES, noun. Plural of young lady
YOUNG LADY, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see young lady.
YOUNG LADY, noun. A term of endearment or address for a girl.
YOUNG MAN, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see young man.
YOUNG MAN, noun. A term of endearment or address for a boy.
YOUNG MAN, noun. A male lover; a sweetheart.
YOUNG MEN, noun. Plural of young man
YOUNG MONEY, noun. The disposable income of young people
YOUNG TURK, noun. (historical) From the late-19th to the early-20th century, a member of a movement that campaigned for reform of the Ottoman Empire.
YOUNG TURK, noun. (idiomatic) (by extension) A young person who agitates for political or other reform; a young person with a rebellious disposition.
YOUNG TURK, noun. Alternative form of young Turk
YOUNG TURKS, noun. Plural of young Turk

Dictionary definition

YOUNG, noun. Any immature animal.
YOUNG, noun. United States film and television actress (1913-2000).
YOUNG, noun. United States civil rights leader (1921-1971).
YOUNG, noun. 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).
YOUNG, noun. United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959).
YOUNG, noun. English poet (1683-1765).
YOUNG, noun. United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955).
YOUNG, noun. 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).
YOUNG, noun. Young people collectively; "rock music appeals to the young"; "youth everywhere rises in revolt".
YOUNG, adjective. (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; "young people".
YOUNG, adjective. (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; "new potatoes"; "young corn".
YOUNG, adjective. Suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh; "he is young for his age".
YOUNG, adjective. Being in its early stage; "a young industry"; "the day is still young".
YOUNG, adjective. Not tried or tested by experience; "unseasoned artillery volunteers"; "still untested in battle"; "an illustrator untried in mural painting"; "a young hand at plowing".

Wise words

Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
Alfred Lord Tennyson