young man

Definitions

  • The elf-maiden is left behind with the young man
    The elf-maiden is left behind with the young man
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n young man a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman "if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked"
    • n young man a teenager or a young adult male
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The young man leaps over the threshold The young man leaps over the threshold
Zoulvisia, on her horse, reaches up to the young man in the tree Zoulvisia, on her horse, reaches up to the young man in the tree
The widow's son watches his wife and the young man The widow's son watches his wife and the young man
A YOUNG SHÔP MAN OF THE DISTRICT OF SOFIA A YOUNG SHÔP MAN OF THE DISTRICT OF SOFIA
A YOUNG MAN OF THE CHOUMLA DISTRICT A YOUNG MAN OF THE CHOUMLA DISTRICT
Father William and the Young Man Father William and the Young Man
YOUNG MAN, WHAT DID YOU DO IN THE GREAT WAR YOUNG MAN, WHAT DID YOU DO IN THE GREAT WAR
THE YOUNG MAN AND HIS CAT THE YOUNG MAN AND HIS CAT

Quotations

  • Arthur James Balfour
    Arthur James Balfour
    “I thought he was a young man of promise, but it appears he is a young man of promises. [Speaking Of Winston Churchill]”
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin%20Franklin
    “An old young man, will be a young old man.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.”
  • Dudley Ryder
    Dudley Ryder
    “It is dangerous sending a young man who is beautiful to Oxford.”
  • Young
    Young
    “A young man of pleasure is a man of pains.”
  • T. S. Eliot
    T.%20S.%20Eliot
    “It seems just possible that a poem might happen to a very young man: but a poem is not poetry --That is a life.”

Usage

In literature:

It is seldom that a young man may die from a broken heart; but if an old man have a heart still left to him, it is more fragile.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
But what young man is there, I may be asked, who is not influenced more or less, by all the motives which have been enumerated?
"The Young Man's Guide" by William A. Alcott
In the same tribe there was a young man who was called Beau-man, because he was so beautifully dressed.
"Thirty Indian Legends" by Margaret Bemister
All you need, young man, is a chance to swing y'r elbows.
"A Spoil of Office" by Hamlin Garland
The young man was Tom Curtis and the young women were Phyllis Alden and Lillian Seldon.
"Madge Morton's Victory" by Amy D.V. Chalmers
With the precision of a duplex machine both partners finally looked up from the table at the young man.
"A Black Adonis" by Linn Boyd Porter
But a young man of nineteen ought not to be attached to his mother's pinafore!
"The Silver Lining" by John Roussel
He was a young man of about Pepe's own age, twenty-five.
"Wood Rangers" by Mayne Reid
She rose and made two steps forward to meet the unfortunate young man.
"The Perpetual Curate" by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
Now, Ormsby smiled sardonically at the unconscious swagger of the young man, and he wondered, too.
"The Scarlet Feather" by Houghton Townley
He was perched upon a stool watching, with deep interest and admiration, the young man who was guiding the wheel.
"The End of the Rainbow" by Marian Keith
What we owe this young man, what we owe any man who dies in the performance of his duty, is to do our own duty.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
The young man laughed easily.
"The Silver Maple" by Marian Keith
For one thing, the young man was far too intimate with his own son.
"Duncan Polite" by Marian Keith
It was a young man she brought!
"An Orkney Maid" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Jamie and Bobby watched the young man covertly yet eagerly, taking note of his every movement and intonation.
"The Eye of Dread" by Payne Erskine
The young man turned swiftly.
"Doubloons--and the Girl" by John Maxwell Forbes
The rifle encumbered the young man; but if he dropped it he knew the man would hold them at his mercy.
"Frances of the Ranges" by Amy Bell Marlowe
On his right sat a good-looking young man about twenty-five or twenty-six years of age.
"The Banished" by Wilhelm Hauff
A young man was occupying Barbara's seat when she entered the car they had occupied since the accident.
"The Automobile Girls at Chicago" by Laura Dent Crane
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In poetry:

"Nay, mother, hold thy cruel tongue;
God knows," the young man cried,
"He never made a whiter soul
Than hers by Wenham side.
"The Witch of Wenham" by John Greenleaf Whittier
This boasting when young Edward heard,
An angry man was he:
"I'll take yon lad, I'll bind yon lad,
And bring him bound to thee!
"Auld Maitland" by Andrew Lang
"Come hither, child, and say hast thou
This young man ever seen?"
They wept within each other's arms,
The page and young Kathleen.
"Kathleen" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Still the old man leads the army,
But he gets no word of cheer;
For the young king is impatient,
And the courtiers laugh and jeer.
"The Prince Of Anhalt Dessau" by Nora Pembroke
So slowly, slowly rase she up,
And slowly she came nigh him,
And when she drew the curtains by--
"Young man, I think you're dyin'."
"Barbara Allen" by Anonymous British
For ever young,-- though life's old age
Hath every nerve unstrung;
The heart, the heart is a heritage
That keeps the old man young!
"The Song Of Seventy" by Martin Farquhar Tupper

In news:

Hip-hop: It's a young man's game.
The young man who led the Martin varsity football team onto the field on Friday, Sept 21 wasn't the biggest or the strongest guy on the field, but he may have been the bravest.
NYPD Turned Young Man Into Informant: Mosque Crawler.
The family of the young man whose practical joke led to a nearly six-hour manhunt may not have to pay for expenses incurred by the Sequim Police Department during their search.
A Vonnegut novella titled 'Basic Training,' about a young man visiting an eccentric relative, is available through Kindle only.
"There Was a Young Man From Nantucket".
Exiting a theater showing "Godzilla," a movie about a torpedo-resistant lizard the size of the Chrysler Building, I eavesdropped on a young man as he critiqued the movie for his date.
Former poet laureate Robert Pinsky shares a poem about a young man's experience with racism.
Harris made a TV-news-style documentary about a young man from Beaver, Utah, who impersonated Olivia Newton-John in his hometown talent show.
Composer Ludwig Von Beethoven as a young man.
Elvis Presley 'Young Man With the Big Beat' Box Set.
Young man suspected in several recent home break-in s More.
LOS ANGELES — Here in the city of angels, a young man of great faith played his last regular season college football game last night.
A Johnston woman says her 12-year-old son was severely beaten by another young man who she says is nothing but a bully .
Weslaco police are looking for the young man that caused significant amount of damage to a trailer.
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In science:

Bohr invited Weizs¨acker and said: “And you, young man, you should write a paper on the discussed sub ject”.
Basics of a photon collider
Weizs¨acker’s conclusion was: “I think that it is the best way for a young scientist to study physics: you should have a good problem and a possibility to discuss this problem during hours with a great man”.
Basics of a photon collider
Thus spoke the wise Queen Delores, saying, “I have studied mathematics. I will question this young man, in my tent tonight, and in the morning I will report the truth as to his pretensions”.
Notes on two elementary evolutionary games
This is the order of magnitude suggested by many models of neutrino production in AGN, in the center of the Galaxy, in the center of the Earth (due to WIMP annihilation) and in young supernovae 20) . A straw-man design calls for a total of about 5000 PMTs at 80 strings, horizontally spaced by 80-100 meters.
AMANDA: status, results and future
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