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Noun: yearling  yeer-ling
  1. A young child
    - toddler, tot, bambino, ankle-biter [informal], rug rat [N. Amer, informal]
     
  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 [US, informal], child, eutherian, eutherian mammal, fry [archaic], kid [informal], kiddie [informal], kiddy [informal], minor, neddy [Austral, informal], nestling [informal], nipper [informal], placental, placental mammal, pony [informal], race horse, racehorse, shaver [informal], small fry [informal], tiddler [Brit, informal], tike [informal], tyke [informal], wean [UK, Ireland, dialect], youngster

Encyclopedia: Yearling