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Meaning of YOUNG

Pronunciation:  yung, yung

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any immature animal
  2. [n]  young people collectively; "rock music appeals to the young"; "youth everywhere rises in revolt"
  3. [n]  United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877)
  4. [n]  United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
  5. [n]  English poet (1683-1765)
  6. [n]  United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)
  7. [n]  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)
  8. [n]  United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)
  9. [n]  United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
  10. [adj]  (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; "baby carrots"; "new potatoes"; "young corn"
  11. [adj]  (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; "young people"

YOUNG is a 5 letter word that starts with Y.


 Synonyms: adolescent, baby, baby(a), boyish, boylike, Brigham Young, childlike, childly, Cy Young, Danton True Young, early, Edward Young, formative, girlish, immature, infant(a), infantile, junior, Lester Willis Young, little, Loretta Young, new, newborn, offspring, preadolescent, Pres Young, preteen, puppyish, puppylike, schoolboyish, schoolgirlish, small, teen, teenage, teenaged, tender, Thomas Young, vernal, vulnerable, Whitney Moore Young Jr., Whitney Young, youngish, youth, youthful
 Antonyms: aged, old
 See Also: actress, age bracket, age group, animal, animate being, ballplayer, baseball player, beast, brute, civil rights leader, civil rights worker, cohort, creature, Egyptologist, fauna, hatchling, physicist, poet, religious leader, saxophonist, spat, young bird, young fish, young mammal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Young\ (y[u^]ng), a. [Compar. {Younger}
    (y[u^][ng]"g[~e]r); superl. {Youngest} (-g[e^]st).] [OE.
    yung, yong, [yogh]ong, [yogh]ung, AS. geong; akin to OFries.
    iung, iong, D. joing, OS., OHG., & G. jung, Icel. ungr, Sw. &
    Dan. ung, Goth. juggs, Lith. jaunas, Russ. iunuii, L.
    juvencus, juvenis, Skr. juva[,c]a, juvan. [root]281. Cf.
    {Junior}, {Juniper}, {Juvenile}, {Younker}, {Youth}.]
    1. Not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet
       arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old;
       juvenile; -- said of animals; as, a young child; a young
       man; a young fawn.
             For he so young and tender was of age. --Chaucer.
             ``Whom the gods love, die young,'' has been too long
             carelessly said; . . . whom the gods love, live
             young forever.                        --Mrs. H. H.
    2. Being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young
       plant; a young tree.
             While the fears of the people were young. --De Foe.
    3. Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed;
       ignorant; weak.
             Come, come, elder brother, you are too young in
             this.                                 --Shak.
  2. \Young\, n.
    The offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring
          [The egg] bursting with kindly rupture, forth disclosed
          Their callow young.                      --Milton.
    {With young}, with child; pregnant.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing young people in your dream, symbolizes an end to your worries and a fresh outlook on life will be gained. It may also represent the younger aspect of yourself. Dreaming that you are young again, symbolizes your failed attempts to rectify past mistakes and lost opportunities.