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Noun: youth  yooth
  1. A young person (especially a young man or boy)
    - young person, younker, spring chicken
     
  2. Young people collectively
    "youth everywhere rises in revolt";
    - young
     
  3. The time of life between childhood and maturity
     
  4. Early maturity; the state of being young, immature or inexperienced
     
  5. An early period of development
    "during the youth of the project";
    - early days
     
  6. The freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person
    - youthfulness, juvenility

Derived forms: youths

Type of: age bracket, age group, cohort, juvenile, juvenile person, matureness, maturity, period, period of time, time of life, time period, youngness

Encyclopedia: Youth, europe and theatre