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Noun: yearling  yeer-ling
  1. A young child
    - toddler, tot, bambino, ankle-biter
     
  2. A racehorse considered one year old until the second Jan. 1 following its birth
     
  3. An animal in its second year

Derived forms: yearlings

Type of: bangtail, child, eutherian, eutherian mammal, fry, kid, minor, neddy [Austral], nestling, nipper, placental, placental mammal, race horse, racehorse, shaver, small fry, tiddler [Brit], tike, tyke, wean [UK, Ireland], youngster

Encyclopedia: Yearling