youngling

noun young·ling \ ˈyəŋ-liŋ \

Definition of youngling

: one that is young; especially : a young person or animal

youngling

adjective

Examples of youngling in a Sentence

  1. she quit babysitting when she got tired of wrangling younglings who weren't even her own

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First Known Use of youngling

before 12th century

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