What does the word youngster mean?

Usage examples for youngster

  1. Presently, they returned through the rear gates with two of the biggest boys half- walking and half- dragging a lone struggling boy, holding the unwilling youngster firmly by the upper arms and hair to keep him from getting away again. – Si'Wren of the Patriarchs by Roland Cheney
  2. But he knew that the youngster was fighting well. – The Woman of Mystery by Maurice Leblanc
  3. Now, when Worth stood before her appealing eyes, she reached up and clutched his hand in both of hers, staring at him through quick tears, saying something in a low, choking tone, something that I couldn't for the life of me make into the greeting you give even a beloved youngster you haven't seen for several years. – The Million-Dollar Suitcase by Alice MacGowan Perry Newberry