young

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young is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
you - young

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
young

Comparative
younger

Superlative
youngest

  1. To be young is to be in early growth or life.
    She was only a young girl.
    The young lion plays with his brothers and sisters.
    He is very young.
  2. To be or seem young is to have the qualities or look of a young person or thing.
    My mother is sixty, but she is still young.
  3. Young refers to part of early life.
    They were friends from his young manhood.

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Noun[change]

Singular
none

plural
young

(uncountable)

  1. The young are humans or animals that are not mature.
    His parents do not understand because he is one of the young.
  2. The young are babies or offspring of humans or animals.
    Animals protect their young.