young person

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Noun1.young person - a young person (especially a young man or boy)young person - a young person (especially a young man or boy)
juvenile, juvenile person - a young person, not fully developed
blade - a dashing young man; "gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures"
hobbledehoy - an awkward bad-mannered adolescent boy
pup, puppy - an inexperienced young person
school-age child, schoolchild, pupil - a young person attending school (up through senior high school)
slip - a young and slender person; "he's a mere slip of a lad"
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The only young people remaining in the drawing room, not counting the young lady visitor and the countess' eldest daughter (who was four years older than her sister and behaved already like a grown-up person), were Nicholas and Sonya, the niece.
Of course the disposition of the young people, bred together from their childhood, does not at first entirely concur with the parental arrangements.
It's the young people have to marry; and not their parents; and so we ought to leave the young people to arrange it as they choose." It was very easy for anyone to say that who had no daughters, but the princess realized that in the process of getting to know each other, her daughter might fall in love, and fall in love with someone who did not care to marry her or who was quite unfit to be her husband.
I am rather glad that among them was the gentle and kindly Ik Marvel, whose 'Reveries of a Bachelor' and whose 'Dream Life' the young people of that day were reading with a tender rapture which would not be altogether surprising, I dare say, to the young people of this.
Instances have been known of young people passing many, many months successively, without being at any ball of any description, and no material injury accrue either to body or mind;but when a beginning is made when the felicities of rapid motion have once been, though slightly, feltit must be a very heavy set that does not ask for more.
Innumerable children have been born into the cause; innumerable young people have married into it; innumerable old people have died out of it.
The laughter of young people was heard out under the trees, and within the house where La Petite was playing upon the piano.
Well, Rosalind and Orlando, as we may as well call them, are two newly married young people who've been married, say, a year, and who find themselves at the end of it loving each other more than at the beginning,--for you are to suppose two of the tenderest, most devoted hearts that ever beat as one.
And in fact the poor young people were in great need of protection.
Also, there were several other young people, progeny of the monogamic couples that lived in the neighborhood, and Lop-Ear played with these young people.
He said the alliance was such as he sincerely wished; then launched forth into a very just encomium on the young lady's merit; acknowledged the offer to be advantageous in point of fortune; and after thanking Mr Western for the good opinion he had professed of his nephew, concluded, that if the young people liked each other, he should be very desirous to complete the affair.
He remained steadily inclined to gratify so amiable a feeling; to gratify anybody else who might wish to see Fanny dance, and to give pleasure to the young people in general; and having thought the matter over, and taken his resolution in quiet independence, the result of it appeared the next morning at breakfast, when, after recalling and commending what his nephew had said, he added, "I do not like, William, that you should leave Northamptonshire without this indulgence.

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