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youngster Line breaks: young|ster
Pronunciation: /ˈjʌŋstə/

Definition of youngster in English:


A child, young person, or young animal.
Example sentences
  • Members are organising a transport survey to find out how youngsters get to school.
  • The football strips have been very well received by the youngsters at the school.
  • It was one of several schemes the school runs to encourage youngsters to attend lessons.
young person, young adult, young man/woman, youth, juvenile, teenager, adolescent, junior, stripling, whippersnapper, young one, little one, child;
Scottish & Northern English bairn, wean
derogatory brat, chit
British informal sprog
North American informal rug rat
Australian/New Zealand informal ankle-biter
Law minor

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