youngster

noun young·ster \ ˈyəŋ(k)-stər \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of youngster

1 a : a young person : youth
b : child
2 : a young animal or plant especially of a domesticated or cultivated breed or type

Examples of youngster in a Sentence

  1. As a youngster, he was very shy.

  2. bright-eyed youngsters interested in learning

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First Known Use of youngster

1589


YOUNGSTER Defined for English Language Learners

youngster

noun

Definition of youngster for English Language Learners

  • : a young person


YOUNGSTER Defined for Kids

youngster

noun young·ster \ ˈyəŋ-stər \

Definition of youngster for Students

1 : a young person : youth
2 : child 3
  • Her youngsters clung to her dress.


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