• "'You young rascal!'"
    "'You young rascal!'"
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n youngness the opposite of oldness
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Additional illustrations & photos:

32. Phora and its Young 32. Phora and its Young
142. Ixodes albipictus and young 142. Ixodes albipictus and young
Photo of a Young Yosemite Photo of a Young Yosemite

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: An eagle can kill a young deer and fly away with it.
    • n Youngness The quality or state of being young.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Because of Davy Jones's popularity as a member of The Monkees, another young singer in London, also named David Jones, was forced to change his name to David Bowie.
    • n youngness The condition of being young.
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  • Sir Arthur Wing Pinero
    Sir Arthur Wing Pinero
    “Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.”
  • Proverb
    “If the young knew and the old could, there is nothing that couldn't be done.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “You are young at any age if you are planning for tomorrow.”
  • Oliver Herford
    Oliver Herford
    “Only the young die good.”
  • Mark Twain
    “I was young and foolish then; now I am old and foolisher.”
  • Louisa May Alcott
    Louisa May Alcott
    “It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.”


Young blood - Young people with new ideas and fresh approaches are young blood.
Young Turk - A Young Turk is a young person who is rebellious and difficult to control in a company, team or organisation.


In literature:

But young gentlemen will be young gentlemen, and amuse themselves with just such credulous fools as you!
"Ishmael" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
Surely that is too young an age to walk quite without leading strings.
"The Honorable Miss" by L. T. Meade
Nesbitt, though so young, was known through the up-country of Georgia as a young man of more than ordinary promise.
"The Memories of Fifty Years" by William H. Sparks
Nae, young leddy; I hae seen the young princes ance, on an unco' ill day for Lone!
"The Lost Lady of Lone" by E.D.E.N. Southworth
I was young, full of activity.
"Uncle Max" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Rose Stillwater was a proper young woman, a model young woman, all indeed that a woman should be.
"For Woman's Love" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
Its young master, who had been away from it for a whole year had just returned to it and to his young wife, for the war was over.
"The Northern Light" by E. Werner
Young Pete, brushing the ashes from his over-alls, rose and shaking with rage, pointed a trembling finger at the trader.
"The Ridin' Kid from Powder River" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
He placed the rifle against the fork of a young aspen and the barrel of the six-gun against the small of Dingwell's back.
"The Sheriff's Son" by William MacLeod Raine
Young Musgrave was the son of a farmer on the Forest, who called cousins with the young Carnegies.
"The Vicissitudes of Bessie Fairfax" by Harriet Parr

In poetry:

Maiden, lovely, young and gay,
In the bloom of life's young May!
Sweet perfumes are in the air;
Songs of gladness ev'rywhere!
"To Miss Florence Wilson M'Namee" by David John Scott
Two simple notes were all he sang,
And yet my manhood fled away;
Dear God! The earth is always young,
And I am young with it to-day.
"The Cuckoo" by Alexander Anderson
When life's shattered cords of music
Shall again be sweetly sung;
Then our hearts with life immortal,
Shall be young, forever young.
"Dedication Poem" by Frances Ellen Watkins
There was a young king who was sad,
And a young queen who was lonely:
They lived together their busy life,
Known to each other only,--
"Our Story " by Thomas MacDonagh
Winter was young then, young and strong;
Now he is old, he has reigned too long.
He shall be routed, he shall be slain;
Summer shall come to her own again!
"The Champion" by Edith Nesbit
"O is this here Lord Bateman's castle,
And is his lordship here within?"
"O yes, O yes," cries the proud young porter,
"He's just now taking his young bride in."
"The Loving Ballad Of Lord Bateman" by Andrew Lang

In news:

A growing tide of young Americans is drifting away from the religions of their childhood—and many are ending up in no religion at all.
Lembo, who was a junior, was killed in a car accident on Sept 29, and a young man on the Bloomfield boys soccer team was also badly hurt in the accident.
The adoptions finalized in Barkey's court Tuesday involved children of all ages, including one as young as a year.
TROY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of raping young boys in his care has pleaded guilty to six rape counts.
As a young man, I could not stand cute.
Ernst & Young name to adorn new Flats office tower.
Twice the young Danes came back from a goal but each time the Americans responded within three minutes.
Gloria Young, Journal Staff Writer.
A troubled young man abandoned by his mother early in life returns to her, now living with a deadbeat boyfriend.
The Muscatine YMCA will host the 5th annual Young Athletes Play Activity Day next week for children too young to participate in the Special Olympics .
A young woman who championed her battle with cancer in hopes of inspiring the young patients at Sanford Children's Hospital, has lost her fight.
Kidstuff (Music for the young or young at heart).
In fact, he's so friendly, he disguises himself as a young boy so as not to frighten a young girl.
Steroid use, by young girls for cosmetic purposes was recently in the news, WRTI's Jim Hilgen examines the use and abuse of steroids by young people.
Steroid use, by young girls for cosmetic purposes was recently in the news, WRTI's Jim Hilgen examines the use and abuse of steroids by young people.

In science:

Sample selection We built a sample large enough to be statistically significant of young late-type stars close and young enough to ensure optimal detection and separation limits.
High resolution imaging of young M-type stars of the solar neighborhood: Probing the existence of companions down to the mass of Jupiter
We also denote by νn (λ) the partition attached to the Young diagram obtained by deleting in the Young diagram of λ the boxes corresponding to λ(1) .
Conditioned one-way simple random walk and representation theory
Given λ, µ in P ♦ regarded as Young diagrams such that µi ≤ λi for any i with µi > 0, we denote by λ/µ the skew Young diagram obtained by deleting in λ the boxes of µ.
Conditioned one-way simple random walk and representation theory
Magnetic Field Amplification in Young SNRs High angular resolution observations of young SNRs with Chandra suggest that strong shocks may be able to amplify the interstellar magnetic field by large factors.
Multiwavelength Astronomy and CTA: X-rays
Assume in addition that for some Young (or Young-Orlicz) function Φ(·) and correspondent Orlicz norm || · ||Or(Φ) t∈T ||θ(t)||Or(Φ) < ∞.
A counterexample to a hypothesis of light tail of maximum distribution for continuous random processes with light finite-dimensional tails