youngster


youngster

noun

  1. a child.
  2. a young person.
  3. a young horse or other animal.
  4. (in the British navy) a midshipman of less than four years’ standing.
  5. (in the U.S. Naval Academy) a midshipman in the second year.

noun

  1. a young person; child or youth
  2. a young animal, esp a horse

n.1580s, from young + -ster. Earlier was youngling, from Old English geongling.

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