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young·ster

youngster

 
 
pronunciation:
yuhng str
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part of speech: noun
definition: a young person; child.
The playground is full of youngsters every Saturday morning.
synonyms:
child, kid
similar words:
baby, boy, girl, infant, juvenile, lad, lass, minor, slip, toddler, tot, youth
Word History
Youngster comes from a German word that means "young sir or lord."
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