from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A young person, animal, or plant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. young; youthful
- n. A youth; a youngster; a young animal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A young person; a youth; also, any animal in its early life.
- adj. Young; youthful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A young person; a youth or child.
- n. Any young thing, as an animal, a plant, etc.; anything immature, undeveloped, or recent.
- n. A novice; a new-comer; a beginner.
- Youthful; young.
In fact, the English word youngling comes from jüngling.
More than that, the evil one himself keeps appearing in Rand's dreams, wearing uber-melodramatic impossible-to-actually-visualise facial expressions, and calling him 'youngling'.
Tarlac as the "youngling" of the Circle, that was fine with him.
One of the officers remarked that "it was after four o'clock," by way of an apology to the "youngling," as he was pleased to term Mr. Hardinge.
On a pointless tangent, I was surprised just then to discover 'youngling' is an actual word (I was silently quoting Yoda), which possibly explains why I failed repeatedly on the English language questions.
Not the kind of youngling I would hope to rebuild a Clan with, if I were rebuilding Tale'sedrin. "
For the nonce he pulled like a youngling of twenty.
But 'Green', well I've had a green beam saber since I was a youngling.
But the script kicks off with fifteen or so pages of Conan as a youngling.
Not even the missiles the jets fired over Akane were enough to slow down the youngling, let alone destroy it.