youngster

  • 1 Youngster — Young ster, n. A young person; a youngling; a lad. [Colloq.] He felt himself quite a youngster, with a long life before him. G. Eliot. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 youngster — index adolescent, child, infant, juvenile, minor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 Youngster — Youngster,der:⇨Sportler YoungsterKind,Kid,Kleiner,Jugendlicher,Junior,Anfänger,Neuling,Neuer,Newcomer,Kleinster;veraltend:Grünschnabel …

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  • 4 youngster — (n.) 1580s, from YOUNG (Cf. young) + STER (Cf. ster). Earlier was youngling, from O.E. geongling …

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  • 5 youngster — / youth [n] person before the age of maturity boy, chick*, cub*, fledgling, girl, junior, juvenile, juvenile delinquent*, kid*, lad, lass, pup, pupil, student, teenager, young person; concepts 414,424 Ant. adult  youth [n] early period in life of …

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  • 6 youngster — ► NOUN ▪ a child, young person, or young animal …

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  • 7 youngster — [yuŋ′stər] n. 1. a child 2. a youth 3. a young animal ☆ 4. in the U.S. Naval Academy, a member of the second year, or sophomore, class …

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  • 8 youngster —    This term is normally used to a boy, though it could theoretically apply to a girl. In the eighteenth century the word was specifically used of boys and junior seamen on board ship. It was sometimes extended to junior officers, in the army as… …

    A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • 9 Youngster — Youngs|ter 〈[ jʌ̣ŋs ] m. 3〉 1. Jugendlicher 2. junger Nachwuchssportler 3. 〈Reitsp.〉 zweijähriges Pferd [engl., „Kind“; zu young „jung“] * * * Youngs|ter [ jaŋstɐ ], der; s, [s] [engl. youngster, zu: young = jung]: junger Nachwuchssportler,… …

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  • 10 youngster */*/ — UK [ˈjʌŋstə(r)] / US [ˈjʌŋstər] noun [countable] Word forms youngster : singular youngster plural youngsters old fashioned a child, or a young person …

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  • 11 youngster — See kid. See kid, youngster …

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  • 12 Youngster — Youngs|ter [ jʌŋstə] der; s, [s] <aus gleichbed. engl. youngster zu young »jung«> junger Nachwuchssportler; Neuling in einer Mannschaft erprobter Spieler bzw. bisher noch nicht eingesetzter Mannschaftsspieler …

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  • 13 youngster — [[t]jʌ̱ŋstə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ youngsters N COUNT Young people, especially children, are sometimes referred to as youngsters. Other youngsters are not so lucky... I was only a youngster in 1935 …

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  • 14 youngster — noun Date: 1589 1. a. a young person ; youth b. child 2. a young animal or plant especially of a domesticated or cultivated breed or type …

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  • 15 youngster — /yung steuhr/, n. 1. a child. 2. a young person. 3. a young horse or other animal. 4. (in the British navy) a midshipman of less than four years standing. 5. (in the U.S. Naval Academy) a midshipman in the second year. [1580 90; YOUNG + STER] Syn …

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  • 16 youngster — noun /ˈjʌŋstə,ˈjʌŋstɚ/ A young person …

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  • 17 youngster — Synonyms and related words: breed, brood, bud, chick, children, chit, descendants, descent, family, fruit, grandchildren, great grandchildren, heirs, hostages to fortune, inheritors, issue, juvenile, kid, kids, lineage, little ones, moppet, new… …

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  • 18 youngster — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. child, boy, girl, pupil, kid*; see also youth 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. baby, infant, toddler, tot, child, boy, girl, schoolboy, schoolgirl, youth, kid, adolescent, teenager, minor. III (Roget s Thesaurus II)… …

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  • 19 Youngster — Youngs|ter 〈 [jʌ̣ŋs ] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: od. s〉 1. Jugendlicher 2. junger Sportler 3. 〈Reitsport〉 zweijähriges Pferd [Etym.: engl., »Kind, Jugendlicher«; zu young »jung«] …

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  • 20 youngster — young|ster [ˈjʌŋstə US ər] n old fashioned a child or young person …

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