Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A young person; a child or youth.
  • noun A young animal.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A young person; a lad: sometimes applied also to young animals, especially horses.
  • noun A junior officer in a company, battery, or troop.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun colloq. A young person; a youngling; a lad.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A young person.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a young person of either sex

Etymologies

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Derived from young +‎ -ster.

Examples

  • ` ` CORALINE '' (July 21): The title youngster (voiced by Dakota Fanning) enters a parallel world, which isn't as ideal as it first seems, in this animated feature from director Henry Selick (` ` The Nightmare Before Christmas '').

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  • Skip is quick to dismiss rumors of an ongoing feud between the actor and his daughter, following Baldwin's infamous 2007 answer machine message in which he called the youngster "a thoughtless little pig."

    CBS 47: Local News

  • Skip is quick to dismiss rumours of an ongoing feud between the actor and his daughter, following Baldwin's infamous 2007 answer machine message in which he called the youngster "a thoughtless little pig."

    ireland.com Breaking News

  • Skip is quick to dismiss rumours of an ongoing feud between the actor and his daughter, following Baldwin's infamous 2007 answer machine message in which he called the youngster "a thoughtless little pig."

    ireland.com Breaking News

  • Skip is quick to dismiss rumours of an ongoing feud between the actor and his daughter, following Baldwin's infamous 2007 answer machine message in which he called the youngster "a thoughtless little pig."

    ireland.com Breaking News

  • Skip is quick to dismiss rumors of an ongoing feud between the actor and his daughter, following Baldwin's infamous 2007 answer machine message in which he called the youngster "a thoughtless little pig."

    ABC2 News Video Game Reviews

  • Skip is quick to dismiss rumours of an ongoing feud between the actor and his daughter, following Baldwin's infamous 2007 answer machine message in which he called the youngster "a thoughtless little pig."

    JAM! Showbiz

  • Skip is quick to dismiss rumours of an ongoing feud between the actor and his daughter, following Baldwin's infamous 2007 answer machine message in which he called the youngster "a thoughtless little pig."

    ContactMusic Ltd | Latest News

  • Skip is quick to dismiss rumours of an ongoing feud between the actor and his daughter, following Baldwin's infamous 2007 answer machine message in which he called the youngster "a thoughtless little pig."

    JAM! Showbiz

  • Skip is quick to dismiss rumors of an ongoing feud between the actor and his daughter, following Baldwin's infamous 2007 answer machine message in which he called the youngster "a thoughtless little pig."

    ABC2 News Video Game Reviews

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