1. [ adjective ] (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
Synonyms: immature

"young people"

Related terms: old life_form little youthful early adolescent girlish newborn boyish tender childlike youngish puppyish formative baby junior preadolescent new junior immature age
2. [ noun ] (zoology) any immature animal
Synonyms: offspring
Related terms: animal young_bird young_mammal orphan spat young_fish hatchling
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 28
4. [ adjective ] (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity
Synonyms: new baby

"baby carrots" "new potatoes" "young corn"

Related terms: early
5. [ noun ] (music,performing arts) United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)
Synonyms: pres_young lester_willis_young
Related terms: saxophonist
6. [ noun ] (politics) United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)
Synonyms: whitney_young whitney_moore_young_jr.
Related terms: civil_rights_leader
7. [ noun ] (religion) United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877)
Synonyms: brigham_young
Related terms: religious_leader
8. [ noun ] (physics,archeology,anthropology) British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829)
Synonyms: thomas_young
Related terms: physicist egyptologist
9. [ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 902
10. [ noun ] (film,performing arts) United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
Synonyms: loretta_young
Related terms: actress
11. [ noun ] (verse,writing) English poet (1683-1765)
Synonyms: edward_young
Related terms: poet
12. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 807
13. [ noun ] (baseball,sport,games) United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
Synonyms: danton_true_young cy_young
Related terms: ballplayer
14. [ noun ] young people collectively
Synonyms: youth

"rock music appeals to the young" "youth everywhere rises in revolt"

Related terms: aged age_group
Similar spelling:   Youngs