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Definition of "youngster" []

  • A young person; a child or youth. (noun)
  • A young animal. (noun)
  • A member of the second-year class in the U.S. Naval Academy. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "youngster" in a sentence
  • "` ` CORALINE '' (July 21): The title youngster (voiced by Dakota Fanning) enters a parallel world, which isn't as ideal as it first seems, in this animated feature from director Henry Selick (` ` The Nightmare Before Christmas '')."
  • "Skip is quick to dismiss rumours of an ongoing feud between the actor and his daughter, following Baldwin's infamous 2007 answer machine message in which he called the youngster "a thoughtless little pig.""
  • "Skip is quick to dismiss rumors of an ongoing feud between the actor and his daughter, following Baldwin's infamous 2007 answer machine message in which he called the youngster "a thoughtless little pig.""