youngster


young·ster

noun \ˈyəŋ(k)-stər\

: a young person

Full Definition of YOUNGSTER

1
a :  a young person :  youth
b :  child
2
:  a young animal or plant especially of a domesticated or cultivated breed or type

Examples of YOUNGSTER

  1. As a youngster, he was very shy.
  2. bright-eyed youngsters interested in learning

First Known Use of YOUNGSTER

1589

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