Synonyms for young

Synonyms for (noun) young

Synonyms: offspring, young

Definition: any immature animal

Similar words: animal, animate being, beast, fauna, brute, creature

Definition: a living organism characterized by voluntary movement


Synonyms: youth, young

Definition: young people collectively

Usage: rock music appeals to the young; youth everywhere rises in revolt

Similar words: age bracket, age group, cohort

Definition: a group of people having approximately the same age


Synonyms: Young, Brigham Young

Definition: United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877)

Similar words: religious leader

Definition: leader of a religious order


Synonyms: Cy Young, Danton True Young, Young

Definition: United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)

Similar words: ballplayer, baseball player

Definition: an athlete who plays baseball


Synonyms: Young, Edward Young

Definition: English poet (1683-1765)

Similar words: poet

Definition: a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)


Synonyms: Lester Willis Young, Young, Pres Young

Definition: United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)

Similar words: saxist, saxophonist

Definition: a musician who plays the saxophone


Synonyms: Thomas Young, Young

Definition: British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829)

Similar words: Egyptologist

Definition: an archeologist who specializes in Egyptology


Similar words: physicist

Definition: a scientist trained in physics


Synonyms: Young, Whitney Moore Young Jr., Whitney Young

Definition: United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)

Similar words: civil rights activist, civil rights leader, civil rights worker

Definition: a leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groups


Synonyms: Young, Loretta Young

Definition: United States film and television actress (1913-2000)

Similar words: actress

Definition: a female actor

Synonyms for (adjective) young

Synonyms: young, new

Definition: (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity

Usage: new potatoes; young corn

Similar words: early

Definition: being or occurring at an early stage of development

Usage: in an early stage; early forms of life; early man; an early computer


Synonyms: unseasoned, untested, untried, young

Definition: not tried or tested by experience

Usage: unseasoned artillery volunteers; still untested in battle; an illustrator untried in mural painting; a young hand at plowing

Similar words: inexperienced, inexperient

Definition: lacking practical experience or training


Synonyms: young

Definition: being in its early stage

Usage: a young industry; the day is still young

Similar words: new

Definition: not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered

Usage: a new law; new cars; a new comet; a new friend; a new year; the New World


Synonyms: young, immature

Definition: (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth

Usage: young people

Similar words: one-year-old

Definition: one year of age


Similar words: two-year-old

Definition: two years of age


Similar words: three-year-old

Definition: three years of age


Similar words: four-year-old

Definition: four years of age


Similar words: five-year-old

Definition: five years of age


Similar words: teen, teenage, teenaged, adolescent

Definition: being of the age 13 through 19

Usage: teenage mothers; the teen years


Similar words: infantile

Definition: being or befitting or characteristic of an infant

Usage: infantile games


Similar words: boyish, boylike, schoolboyish

Definition: befitting or characteristic of a young boy

Usage: a boyish grin; schoolboyish pranks


Similar words: childlike, childly

Definition: befitting a young child

Usage: childlike charm


Similar words: early

Definition: very young

Usage: at an early age


Similar words: girlish, schoolgirlish

Definition: befitting or characteristic of a young girl

Usage: girlish charm; a dress too schoolgirlish for office wear


Similar words: junior

Definition: including or intended for youthful persons

Usage: a junior sports league; junior fashions


Similar words: little, small

Definition: (of children and animals) young, immature

Usage: what a big little boy you are; small children


Similar words: newborn

Definition: recently born

Usage: a newborn infant


Similar words: preadolescent, preteen

Definition: of or relating to or designed for children between the ages of 9 and 12

Usage: a preteen party; preteen clothing


Similar words: puppyish, puppylike

Definition: characteristic of a puppy


Similar words: tender

Definition: young and immature

Usage: at a tender age


Similar words: youngish

Definition: somewhat young


Similar words: youthful, young, vernal

Definition: suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh

Usage: he is young for his age


Synonyms: youthful, young, vernal

Definition: suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh

Usage: he is young for his age

Similar words: young, immature

Definition: (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth

Usage: young people