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1. young

adjective. ['ˈjʌŋ'] (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth.

Synonyms

  • immature
  • teenaged
  • three-year-old
  • five-year-old
  • newborn
  • schoolgirlish
  • puppylike
  • boyish
  • preadolescent
  • adolescent
  • vernal
  • preteen
  • age
  • teenage
  • teen
  • one-year-old
  • infantile
  • girlish
  • youngish
  • little
  • youthful
  • small
  • schoolboyish
  • junior
  • boylike
  • childly
  • new
  • puppyish
  • early
  • two-year-old
  • tender
  • four-year-old

Antonyms

  • senior
  • stillborn infant
  • adult
  • summery

Etymology

  • yong (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geong (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Young

  • overhung
  • mcclung
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  • strung
  • sprung
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  • swung
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  • myung
  • kyung
  • hsiung
  • flung
  • clung
  • among
  • yung
  • wrung
  • tung
  • tongue
  • sung
  • rung
  • pung
  • phung
  • lung
  • kung
  • junge
  • hung
  • gung
  • fung
  • dung

Example sentences of the word young


1. Adjective
The young often begin feeding on plankton but soon grow into hunters.

Quotes containing the word young


1. Every bit of me is devoted to love and art. And I aspire to try to be a teacher to my young fans who feel just like I felt when I was younger. I just felt like a freak. I guess what I'm trying to say is I'm trying to liberate them, I want to free them of their fears and make them feel that they can make their own space in the world.
- Lady Gaga

2. I try to make a dent in people when I can. I figure people drift toward liberalism at a young age, and I always hope that they change when they see how the world really is.
- Johnny Ramone

3. When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope is to leave the world a little better for having been there.
- Jim Henson

2. young

noun. ['ˈjʌŋ'] any immature animal.

Synonyms

  • orphan
  • brute
  • animal
  • offspring
  • young fish
  • creature
  • young mammal
  • spat
  • young bird
  • fauna
  • animate being
  • beast

Antonyms

  • majority
  • minority
  • rejuvenate
  • big

Etymology

  • yong (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geong (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. young

adjective. ['ˈjʌŋ'] (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity.

Synonyms

  • early

Antonyms

  • sophisticated
  • full-term

Etymology

  • yong (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geong (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. Young

noun. United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955).

Synonyms

  • Cy Young

5. Young

noun. British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829).

6. Young

noun. English poet (1683-1765).

7. Young

noun. United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959).

Synonyms

  • Lester Willis Young

8. Young

noun. United States film and television actress (1913-2000).

9. young

adjective. ['ˈjʌŋ'] suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh.

Synonyms

  • vernal
  • immature

Antonyms

  • wintry
  • immature
  • oldness

Etymology

  • yong (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geong (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. young

noun. ['ˈjʌŋ'] young people collectively.

Synonyms

  • cohort
  • age bracket
  • youth

Antonyms

  • large
  • tall
  • high
  • important

Etymology

  • yong (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geong (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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