English dictionary definition of:

young


Noun

  • any immature animal
  • young people collectively
  • 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)
  • United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
  • English poet (1683-1765)
  • United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)
  • 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 civil rights leader (1921-1971)
  • United States film and television actress (1913-2000)

Adjective

  • (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity
  • not tried or tested by experience
  • being in its early stage
  • (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
  • suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh

Thesaurus

immature new offspring unseasoned untested untried vernal youth youthful

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Short /u/ spelled ou and learn about the word young in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u? .

Scrabble score for young


Scrabble score = 9

generated at 06:02:28 on 20-10-19

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