young·​blood | \ ˈyəŋ-ˌbləd How to pronounce youngblood (audio) \

Definition of youngblood

1 : a young inexperienced person especially : one who is newly prominent in a field of endeavor jazz youngbloods
2 : a young African American male

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Recent Examples on the Web The commercial, featuring Irving as a formerly great basketball player who, summoned from the sideline, astounds skeptical youngbloods with his smooth moves, quickly went viral. Mark Shanahan,, "Pick and role: Kyrie Irving takes his talents to the big screen," 21 June 2018

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First Known Use of youngblood

1602, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Youngblood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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