Meaning of YOUNG in English


n. 25B6; adjective

young people : YOUTHFUL, juvenile; junior, adolescent, teenage; in the springtime of life, in one's salad days.

she's very young for her age : IMMATURE, childish, inexperienced, unsophisticated, naive, unworldly; informal wet behind the ears.

the young microbrewery industry : FLEDGLING, developing, budding, in its infancy, emerging.

old, elderly, mature.

25B6; noun

a robin feeding its young : OFFSPRING, progeny, family, babies. See list.

the young don't care nowadays : YOUNG PEOPLE, children, boys and girls, youngsters, youth, the younger generation, juveniles, minors; informal kids, young 'uns.

Young Animals

young animal

calf buffalo/camel/cattle/elephant/elk/giraffe/hartebeest/rhinoceros/seal/whale

cheeper grouse/quail/partridge

chick chicken/hawk/pheasant

colt horse

cub badger/bear/fox/leopard/lion/tiger/walrus/wolf

cygnet swan

duckling duck

eaglet eagle

elver eel

eyas hawk

fawn caribou/deer

filly horse

foal horse/zebra

fry fish

gilt pig

gosling goose

joey kangaroo/wallaby/possum

kid antelope/goat/roedeer

kit beaver/fox/weasel/ferret/mink

kitten bobcat/cat/cougar/jackrabbit/skunk

lamb sheep

leveret hare

owlet owl

parr salmon

peachick peafowl

pickerel pike

piglet pig

porkling pig

pup dog/wolf/seal/rat

puppy dog/coyote

scrod cod/haddock

smolt salmon

squab pigeon

squeaker pigeon

tadpole frog/toad

whelp dog/wolf

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