youngish

youngish

[yuhng-ish]
adjective
somewhat young.

Origin:
1660–70; young + -ish1

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young (jʌŋ)
 
adj , younger, youngest
1.  a.  having lived, existed, or been made or known for a relatively short time: a young man; a young movement; a young country
 b.  (as collective noun; preceded by the): the young
2.  youthful or having qualities associated with youth; vigorous or lively: she's very young for her age
3.  of or relating to youth: in my young days
4.  having been established or introduced for a relatively short time: a young member
5.  in an early stage of progress or development; not far advanced: the day was young
6.  geography
 a.  (of mountains) formed in the Alpine orogeny and still usually rugged in outline
 b.  another term for youthful
7.  (often capital) of or relating to a rejuvenated group or movement or one claiming to represent the younger members of the population, esp one adhering to a political ideology: Young England; Young Socialists
 
n
8.  (functioning as plural) offspring, esp young animals: a rabbit with her young
9.  with young (of animals) pregnant
 
[Old English geong; related to Old Saxon, Old High German iung, Old Norse ungr, Latin iuvenis, Sanskrit yuvan]
 
'youngish
 
adj

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