sprout


sprout

noun

Definition of SPROUT

1
a young person who is between infancy and adulthood <he earned the admiration of the neighborhood sprouts when he showed them how to make a slingshot>
Synonyms bairn [chiefly Scottish], bambino, bud, chap [Southern & Midland], chick, cub, juvenile, kid, kiddie (also kiddy), kiddo, moppet, sprat, sprout, squirt, whelp, youngling, youngster, youth
Antonyms adult, grown-up
2
a branch of a main stem especially of a plant <the raspberry bushes began sending out sprouts in early spring>

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