Definition of youthful
1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of youth youthful inexperience
2 : being young and not yet mature
3 : marked by or possessing youth youthful dancers
4 : having the vitality or freshness of youth : vigorous my youthful grandparents
5 : having accomplished or undergone little erosion youthful mountains
youthfullyplay \ˈyüth-fə-lē\ adverb
Examples of youthful in a sentence
My grandparents are still very youthful.
it's still a youthful nation with a lot of promise and potential
First Known Use of youthful
YOUTHFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of youthful for English Language Learners
: having or showing the freshness or energy of someone who is young
: having or showing the innocence, hope, lack of knowledge, etc., of someone who is young
YOUTHFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of youthful for Students
1 : belonging to, relating to, or characteristic of youth youthful optimism
2 : not old or mature The youthful pitcher handles himself like a veteran.
3 : having the appearance, spirit, or energy of youth a youthful face youthful grandparents
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