youngster

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈjʌŋstə/, SAMPA: /"jVNst@/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈjʌŋstɚ/, SAMPA: /"jVNst@`/
  • Hyphenation: young‧ster

Noun[change]

Singular
youngster

Plural
youngsters

  1. (informal) A youngster is young person, someone who is not an adult. Usually this means a child, but sometimes can mean an adolescent or a baby.
    The youngsters are playing outside.
  2. (informal) A young animal.

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