young|ster [ˈjʌŋstə US -ər] n
old-fashioned a child or young person

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  • Youngster — Young ster, n. A young person; a youngling; a lad. [Colloq.] He felt himself quite a youngster, with a long life before him. G. Eliot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • youngster — index adolescent, child, infant, juvenile, minor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Youngster — Youngster,der:⇨Sportler YoungsterKind,Kid,Kleiner,Jugendlicher,Junior,Anfänger,Neuling,Neuer,Newcomer,Kleinster;veraltend:Grünschnabel …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • youngster — (n.) 1580s, from YOUNG (Cf. young) + STER (Cf. ster). Earlier was youngling, from O.E. geongling …   Etymology dictionary

  • youngster — / youth [n] person before the age of maturity boy, chick*, cub*, fledgling, girl, junior, juvenile, juvenile delinquent*, kid*, lad, lass, pup, pupil, student, teenager, young person; concepts 414,424 Ant. adult  youth [n] early period in life of …   New thesaurus

  • youngster — ► NOUN ▪ a child, young person, or young animal …   English terms dictionary

  • youngster — [yuŋ′stər] n. 1. a child 2. a youth 3. a young animal ☆ 4. in the U.S. Naval Academy, a member of the second year, or sophomore, class …   English World dictionary

  • youngster —    This term is normally used to a boy, though it could theoretically apply to a girl. In the eighteenth century the word was specifically used of boys and junior seamen on board ship. It was sometimes extended to junior officers, in the army as… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Youngster — Youngs|ter 〈[ jʌ̣ŋs ] m. 3〉 1. Jugendlicher 2. junger Nachwuchssportler 3. 〈Reitsp.〉 zweijähriges Pferd [engl., „Kind“; zu young „jung“] * * * Youngs|ter [ jaŋstɐ ], der; s, [s] [engl. youngster, zu: young = jung]: junger Nachwuchssportler,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • youngster */*/ — UK [ˈjʌŋstə(r)] / US [ˈjʌŋstər] noun [countable] Word forms youngster : singular youngster plural youngsters old fashioned a child, or a young person …   English dictionary

  • youngster — See kid. See kid, youngster …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

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