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 - (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 ?
He put a quarter in the youngster's hand and held him in his arms a moment, soothing his sobs.
It is the "time" that worries a youngster. "It's jolly funny," he says, as for the twentieth time within five minutes he disentangles his sculls from yours; "I can get on all right when I'm by myself!"
"But I came all right, all right," continued the youngster, aggressively, "I can--hic--I can have my own way when I want it, by Harry--Freddie Jones is a hard man to handle when he gets goin'!
What comes after is about the most unpleasant time for a youngster, the trying to get an officer's berth with nothing much to show but a brand-new certificate.
Old Brooke caught sight of East, and stopped; put his hand kindly on his shoulder, and said, "Bravo, youngster; you played famously.
At once it occurred to Mills that this eccentric youngster was the very person for what the legitimist sympathizers had very much at heart just then: to organize a supply by sea of arms and ammunition to the Carlist detachments in the South.
Philippe busied himself actively with the youngster's education.
But soon they passed a group of men, one of whom said: "See that lazy youngster, he lets his father walk while he rides."
Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous and manifestly unreal.
"From all you say, the Wide Awake, with all its youngsters, was sure some craft.
She scuttled in like a ghost, and, knowing the senior bees would turn her out at once, dodged into a brood-frame, where youngsters who had not yet seen the winds blow or the flowers nod discussed life.
You youngsters' business is your own pleasure, mostly.