the younger

Definition of the younger

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 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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younger play
  1. : an inferior in age : junior


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