Examples of youth in a Sentence
She had a troubled youth.
He spent his youth in the Midwest.
He got into a lot of trouble in his youth.
a generation trying to recapture lost youth
when the industry was still in its youth
Four youths are suspected of starting the fire.
Recent Examples of youth from the Web
That’s the era of Roy, a character whose youth Gifford has been chronicling in his fiction for decades.
More than half of Saudi Arabia’s population is under the age of 25—and the kingdom’s youth is where the crown prince draws much of his support.
This 75-year prison sentence ensures that Mr. Carmona-Martinez never again preys upon the youth of our community.
In an interview last month with The Associated Press, Marc said that his father’s recent decline has convinced him that youth football should be banned.
At a park in Henrico County where more than 400 parents watched their kids playing youth football, Northam remained on the fringes, waiting for his host, state Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Henrico), to bring him a few people to greet.
We, the youth, are constantly being criticized for leaching off our parents' Netflix accounts.
Still, the first lady is committing herself to addressing the opioid crisis and is especially focused on tackling youth drug prevention programs in order to stop the epidemic starting from an early age.
North Korea has denied mistreating the youth, sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in March 2016 for allegedly stealing a propaganda poster.
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Synonymsboychick (or boychik), boyo [Irish], callant [chiefly Scottish], lad, laddie, nipper, shaveling, shaver, sonny, stripling, tad, boy
Related Wordsadolescent, juvenile, kid, kiddie (also kiddy), kiddo, minor, moppet, teenager, tween, youngling, youngster; brat, gamin, guttersnipe, hobbledehoy, imp, squirt, urchin, whippersnapper; schoolboy; toddler, tot, tyke (also tike); mama's boy, mollycoddle
Near Antonymsmiddle-ager; ancient, elder, golden-ager, oldster, old-timer, senior, senior citizen
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- He spent his youth in Europe.
- an imaginative youth
- the youth of today
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