Definition of youthful in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈyo͞oTHfəl/


1Young or seeming young: people aspiring to remain youthful
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  • JAM is an Entity that feeds off the primal passion and youthful energy of its young audience.
  • We have got very young and youthful team and our boys possess a lot of skill and speed accompanied by peak fitness.
  • Although the younger boy was very youthful looking, he was only an inch or two shorter than Chris.
young-looking, spry, sprightly, vigorous, active;
young, boyish, girlish;
fresh-faced, in the springtime of life, in one's salad days;
immature, callow, juvenile, adolescent
1.1Typical or characteristic of young people: youthful enthusiasm
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  • The bug of enthusiasm and the youthful spirit in the air stung Trivedi too.
  • His face changes from characterful to youthful exuberance with the flash of a grin.
  • His youthful enthusiasm seemed to blend seamlessly with the tenacity of Steve Thompson and Phil Vickery.



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  • If you simply believe you're young and behave youthfully, you'll look and feel the part, says plastic surgeon Bruce.
  • Her earliest exhibited pieces were thoughtful and ambitious, if youthfully tendentious.
  • He looked down at the words, ran his fingers over the youthfully ragged writing.
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