Definition of youngster in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈjʌŋstə/


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.
Scottish & Northern English  bairn, wean;
West Indian  pickney
derogatory brat, chit
informal kid, kiddie, kiddiewink, shaver, nipper, young 'un, teen
British informal sprog
North American informal rug rat
Australian/New Zealand informal ankle-biter
informal, chiefly Australian  youngie
Law  minor

Words that rhyme with youngster


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