youngster

Part of speech: noun

A young person.

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Usage examples "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", Roland Cheney.
  2. But he knew that the youngster was fighting well. - "The Woman of Mystery", 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", Alice MacGowan Perry Newberry.