Definitions for young

Definitions for (noun) young

Main entry: offspring, young

Definition: any immature animal

Main entry: youth, young

Definition: young people collectively

Usage: rock music appeals to the young; youth everywhere rises in revolt

Main entry: Young, Brigham Young

Definition: 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)

Main entry: Cy Young, Danton True Young, Young

Definition: United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)

Main entry: Young, Edward Young

Definition: English poet (1683-1765)

Main entry: Lester Willis Young, Young, Pres Young

Definition: United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)

Main entry: Thomas Young, Young

Definition: 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)

Main entry: Young, Whitney Moore Young Jr., Whitney Young

Definition: United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)

Main entry: Young, Loretta Young

Definition: United States film and television actress (1913-2000)

Definitions for (adj) young

Main entry: young, new

Definition: (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity

Usage: new potatoes; young corn

Main entry: unseasoned, untested, untried, young

Definition: not tried or tested by experience

Usage: unseasoned artillery volunteers; still untested in battle; an illustrator untried in mural painting; a young hand at plowing

Main entry: young

Definition: being in its early stage

Usage: a young industry; the day is still young

Main entry: young, immature

Definition: (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth

Usage: young people

Main entry: youthful, young, vernal

Definition: suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh

Usage: he is young for his age

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