youngster


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young·ster

 (yŭng′stər)
n.
1. A young person; a child or youth.
2. A young animal.

youngster

(ˈjʌŋstə)
n
1. (Sociology) a young person; child or youth
2. (Zoology) a young animal, esp a horse

young•ster

(ˈyʌŋ stər)

n.
1. a child.
2. a young person.
3. a young horse or other animal.
[1580–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.youngster - a young person of either sexyoungster - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
child's body - the body of a human child
juvenile, juvenile person - a young person, not fully developed
bairn - a child: son or daughter
buster - a robust child
changeling - a child secretly exchanged for another in infancy
child prodigy, infant prodigy, wonder child - a prodigy whose talents are recognized at an early age; "Mozart was a child prodigy"
foster child, foster-child, fosterling - a child who is raised by foster parents
scamp, imp, monkey, rapscallion, rascal, scalawag, scallywag - one who is playfully mischievous
kiddy - a young child
orphan - a child who has lost both parents
peanut - a young child who is small for his age
picaninny, piccaninny, pickaninny - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
poster child - a child afflicted by some disease or deformity whose picture is used on posters to raise money for charitable purposes; "she was the poster child for muscular dystrophy"
kindergartener, kindergartner, preschooler - a child who attends a preschool or kindergarten
silly - a word used for misbehaving children; "don't be a silly"
sprog - a child
bambino, toddler, yearling, tot - a young child
urchin - poor and often mischievous city child
street child, waif - a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned; "street children beg or steal in order to survive"

youngster

noun youth, girl, boy, kid (informal), lad, teenager, juvenile, cub, young person, lass, young adult, pup (informal, chiefly Brit.), urchin, teenybopper (slang), young shaver (informal), young 'un (informal) Other youngsters are not so lucky.

youngster

noun
A young person between birth and puberty:
Informal: kid.
Scots: bairn.
Translations
صَبي، صِبيان
mladík
ungt menneske
gyerkõc
barn, unglingur
mladenič

youngster

[ˈjʌŋstəʳ] Njoven mf

youngster

[ˈjʌŋstər] n (= young person) → jeune mf (= child) → enfant mf

youngster

n (= boy)Junge m; (= child)Kind nt; he’s just a youngsterer ist eben noch jung or ein Kind

youngster

[ˈjʌŋstəʳ] n (child) → bambino/a; (young person) → giovane m/f

young

(jaŋ) adjective
in the first part of life, growth, development etc; not old. a young person; Young babies sleep a great deal; A young cow is called a calf.
noun plural
the group of animals or birds produced by parents. Most animals defend their young.
ˈyoungster noun
a young person. A group of youngsters were playing football.
the young
young people in general.

youngster

n. jovencito-a, muchacho-a.
References in classic literature ?
The effect of his indifference began to extend itself to the other spectators; and a youngster, who was just quitting the condition of a boy to enter the state of manhood, attempted to assist the termagant, by flourishing his tomahawk before their victim, and adding his empty boasts to the taunts of the women.
A boy had come out, a stranger to him; a big, fat, rosy-cheeked youngster, such as had never been seen in his home before.
Now for the cake," said Mas'r George, when the activity of the griddle department had somewhat subsided; and, with that, the youngster flourished a large knife over the article in question.
Still, nobody appeared, to claim the dusty youngster from Blunderstone, Suffolk.
The youngster was clothed in scarlet red In scarlet fine and gay; And he did frisk it o'er the plain, And chanted a roundelay.
From that it is evident that I was still a youngster.
Will you tell me that your three damned Musketeers, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, and your youngster from Bearn, have not fallen, like so many furies, upon poor Bernajoux, and have not maltreated him in such a fashion that probably by this time he is dead?
Telemachus," said one youngster, "means to be the death of us; I suppose he thinks he can bring friends to help him from Pylos, or again from Sparta, where he seems bent on going.
He felt himself quite a youngster, with a long life before him, as he saw the Hayslope patriarch, old Feyther Taft, descend from the waggon and walk towards him, in his brown nigbtcap, and leaning on his two sticks.
Wolfert looked up in the face of the cheery, strapping youngster, and saw there was none better able to take care of a woman.
Seizing the stick from him, the idea happened to suggest itself, that I might make for the youngster, out of the slender tube, one of those nursery muskets with which I had sometimes seen children playing.
Day was hunting in company with one of the clerks of the company, a lively youngster, who was a great favorite with the veteran, but whose vivacity he had continually to keep in check.