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Noun: youth  yooth
  1. A young person (especially a young man or boy)
    - 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, time span, youngness

Antonym: aged[2]

Encyclopedia: Youth