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English noun: youth

1. youth (person) a young person (especially a young man or boy)


Synonymsspring chicken, young person, younker


Broader (hypernym)juvenile, juvenile person


Narrower (hyponym)blade, hobbledehoy, pup, pupil, puppy, school-age child, schoolchild, slip

2. youth (group) young people collectively


SamplesRock music appeals to the young.
Youth everywhere rises in revolt.


Synonymsyoung


Broader (hypernym)age bracket, age group, cohort


Antonymsaged, elderly

3. youth (time) the time of life between childhood and maturity


Broader (hypernym)time of life


Part holonymadolescence, bloom, bloom of youth, salad days

4. youth (state) early maturity; the state of being young or immature or inexperienced


Broader (hypernym)matureness, maturity

5. youth (time) an early period of development


SamplesDuring the youth of the project.


Synonymsearly days


Broader (hypernym)period, period of time, time period

6. youth (attribute) the freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person


Synonymsjuvenility, youthfulness


Broader (hypernym)youngness









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