Definition of young man in English:

young man

Syllabification: young man


1A man who is not far advanced in life; a boy.
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  • All those girls are doing better at school than young men.
  • Tony Sewell takes as his primary area of concern the issues facing black schoolboys and young men.
  • Self-harm is more common amongst girls and young women than amongst boys and young men.
1.1A form of address used by an adult to a boy, often in anger: don’t waste my time, young man
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  • One thing's for sure, young man, she certainly could talk her way into your wallet.
1.2 dated A boyfriend.

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