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Adjective: younger  yúng-(g)u(r)
  1. Used of the younger of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a son from his father
    - jr.
Adjective: young (younger,youngest)  yúng
  1. (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life, development or growth
    "young people";
    - immature
     
  2. (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity
    "young corn";
    - new
     
  3. Suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh
    "he is young for his age";
    - youthful, vernal
     
  4. Being in its early stage
    "a young industry"; "the day is still young"
     
  5. Not tried or tested by experience
    "a young hand at ploughing";
    - unseasoned, untested, untried

See also: adolescent, age, boyish, boylike, childlike, childly, early, five-year-old, four-year-old, girlish, green, immature, inexperienced, inexperient [non-standard], infantile, junior, little, new, newborn, one-year-old, preadolescent, preteen, puppyish, puppylike, schoolboyish, schoolgirlish, small, teen, teenage, teenaged, tender, three-year-old, two-year-old, youngish

Antonym: old

Encyclopedia: Younger

Young, NSW