Meaning of “young” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /jʌŋ/
Extra Examples
She's an intelligent and highly articulate young woman.The company is headed by a young entrepreneur.Many young children now have exposure to computers in the home.Millions of young men fought in World War I.Your skin is more elastic when you are young.

A1 having lived or existed for only a short time and not old:

We were very young when we met.

(Definition of “young adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)