What is the meaning of youth?


  • A young person (especially a young man or boy.
  • Young people collectively.
    • usage: "rock music appeals to the young"; "youth everywhere rises in revolt"
  • The time of life between childhood and maturity.
  • Early maturity; the state of being young or immature or inexperienced.
  • An early period of development.
    • usage: "during the youth of the project"
  • The freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person.
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APAWordNet. (2010). youth. Retrieved September 26, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/youth/definitions/1211023
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "youth" http://smartdefine.org/youth/definitions/1211023 (accessed September 26, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, youth, Smart Define, viewed 26 September, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/youth/definitions/1211023>.
MLAWordNet. "youth" 23 October 2010. Web. 26 September 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/youth/definitions/1211023>
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