Examples of youngling in a Sentence
she quit babysitting when she got tired of wrangling younglings who weren't even her own
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The offspring of National Zoo tiger Damai, the youngling is bidding adieu to his birthplace, and is en route to a new home at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in California.
Balmy, albeit sloppy, conditions Monday meant even the younglings could partake in early efforts in the annual Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt.
The Crayola Story Studio Star Wars edition allows your youngling to put themselves in the boots of a true Jedi Padawan.
There’s the blue one Anakin built for himself somewhere between giving his opinions on sand in Episode II and massacring a group of younglings in Episode III.
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First Known Use of youngling
before 12th century
Synonymsbairn [chiefly Scottish], bambino, bud, chap [Southern & Midland], chick, cub, juvenile, kid, kiddie (also kiddy), kiddo, moppet, sprat, sprout, squirt, whelp, child, youngster, youth
Related Wordsadolescent, minor; kindergartner (also kindergartener), preschooler, rug rat [slang], schoolboy, schoolchild, schoolgirl, schoolkid; babe, baby, bantling, infant, neonate, nestling, newborn, toddler, tot, tyke (also tike), weanling; brat, devil, hellion, imp, jackanapes, mischief, monkey, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, urchin, whippersnapper; cherub; preteen, preteen-ager, subteen, teen, teenager, teener, teenybopper, tween; lad, nipper, shaver, stripling, tad; bobby-soxer, hoyden, tomboy
Near Antonymsmiddle-ager; ancient, elder, golden-ager, oldster, old-timer, senior, senior citizen
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