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
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.
- the offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively.