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Definition of young gun in English:

noun

informal
A young man regarded as assertive and aggressively self-confident: young guns with a lust for life
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  • Big Joe said he was impressed with the young guns.
  • The young guns fielded the questions with aplomb.
  • The young guns are also storming this year's Rich List.

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