Definition and Meanings for young

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Young is ranked 234 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of young

adjective, comparative, superlative, noun

Etymology of young

oe. yung, yong, , , as. geong; akin to ofries. iung, iong, d. joing, os., ohg., & g. jung, icel. ungr, sw. & dan. ung, goth. juggs, lith. jaunas, russ. iunuii, l. juvencus, juvenis, skr. juva, juvan. junior, juniper, juvenile, younker, youth

Meaning of young


as adjective, comparative, superlative

  • 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.
  • being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young plant; a young tree.
  • having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.

as noun

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