the younger

Definition of the younger

  1. 1 —used in comparing the ages of two people who are members of the same family He's the younger of her two brothers.

  2. 2 —used to refer to the younger of two people (such as a father and son) who have the same name the painters Hans Holbein the Elder and his son Hans Holbein the Younger

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youngerplay
  1. :  an inferior in age :  junior


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