What is the meaning of Young?


  • Any immature animal.
  • United States film and television actress (1913-2000.
  • United States civil rights leader (1921-1971.
  • 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.
  • United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959.
  • English poet (1683-1765.
  • United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955.
  • 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.
  • Young people collectively.
    • usage: "rock music appeals to the young"; "youth everywhere rises in revolt"


  • Used of living things especially persons. ( in an early period of life or development or growth)
    • usage: "young people"
  • Of crops. ( harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity)
    • usage: "new potatoes"; "young corn"
  • Suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh.
    • usage: "he is young for his age"
  • Being in its early stage.
    • usage: "a young industry"; "the day is still young"
  • Not tried or tested by experience.
    • usage: "unseasoned artillery volunteers"; "still untested in battle"; "an illustrator untried in mural painting"; "a young hand at plowing"
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