young

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈjʌŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/yʌŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(yung)


Inflections of 'young' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
younger
adj comparative
youngest
adj superlative
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young

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. the young [boy, child, dog]
  2. the [boy] is young
  3. the [day, night] is (still) young
  4. (too) young to [have, be, care, know, remember, understand, die]
  5. young [love, lovers, buck]
  6. young at heart
  7. young people [don't, can't, won't]
  8. young and [influential, beautiful, naive, inexperienced]
  9. when he was young
  10. (makes you) look younger
  11. looks younger than [her age, 70]
  12. pretty young thing
n
  1. a mother [protecting, nurturing, teaching] her young
  2. [mothers, lions, animals, birds] feeding their young
  3. carry their young [around, on their backs]
  4. the young venture into the [wild, forest, sea]
  5. the young feed off [their mother's, dead animals, scraps, the hunt]
  6. the young were [eaten, attacked, killed, devoured, ambushed]
  7. the young [play, hunt, sleep] together
additional examples
  1. a mother [protecting, nurturing, teaching] her young
  2. the young [boy, child, dog]
  3. [mothers, lions, animals, birds] feeding their young
  4. the [boy] is young
  5. carry their young [around, on their backs]
  6. the [day, night] is (still) young
  7. the young venture into the [wild, forest, sea]
  8. (too) young to [have, be, care, know, remember, understand, die]
  9. the young feed off [their mother's, dead animals, scraps, the hunt]
  10. young [love, lovers, buck]
  11. the young were [eaten, attacked, killed, devoured, ambushed]
  12. young at heart
  13. the young [play, hunt, sleep] together
  14. young people [don't, can't, won't]
  15. young and [influential, beautiful, naive, inexperienced]
  16. when he was young
  17. (makes you) look younger
  18. looks younger than [her age, 70]
  19. younger-looking skin
  20. pretty young thing
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