NounYouth (countable and uncountable; plural Youths)
- (uncountable) The quality or state of being young.
- (uncountable) The part of life following childhood; the period of existence preceding maturity or age; the whole early part of life, from childhood, or, sometimes, from infancy, to manhood.
- (countable) A young person.
- (countable) A young man.
- (uncountable) (used in plural form) Young persons, collectively.
Adjectives for Youth
talented, motivated, academically motivated, healthy, at-risk, special-needs, gifted, homeless, minority; knowledgeable; adolescent; skeptical; serious; innovative; rebellious; shallow; dynamic.
Thesaurus for Youth
minor, minority, moppet, muchacho, nascence, nascency, nativity, new generation, origin, origination, parturition, pregnancy, prime, puberty, pubescence, pubescent, pup, puppy, rising generation, salad days, sapling, schoolboy, schoolgirl, slip, small fry, sonny, sonny boy, sprig, spring, springtide, springtime, stripling, tad, teen, teenager, teener, teenybopper, tots, unripeness, whelp, whippersnapper, young, young blood, young fry, young hopeful, young man, young people, young person, younger, youngest, youngling, youngster, youngsters, youthfulness, youthhood, adolescence, adolescent, adolescents, awkward age, baby, babyhood, beginnings, birth, boy, boyhood, bub, bubba, buck, bud, buddy, callowness, chick, child, childhood, childkind, children, chit, colt, cradle, cub, damsel, demoiselle, dewiness, fellow, fledgling, freshman year, genesis, girl, girlhood, greenness, hobbledehoy, hopeful, immaturity, inception, inchoation, incipience, incipiency, incunabula, inexperience, infancy, infant, junior, juvenal, juvenile, juveniles, juvenility, kid, kids, lad, laddie, lass, lassie, little kids, mademoiselle, maid, maiden, manchild, master,
Etymology of Youth
Old English ġeoguþ, from West Germanic *juwunþ-, from a Germanic base corresponding to young + -th. Cognate with Dutch jeugd, German Jugend.
Pronunciation of Youth
Synonyms of Youth
- (quality or state of being young): juvenility, youthfulness
- (young person): adolescent, child, kid, lad, teen, teenager, youngster
- (young man): boy, young man
- (young persons, collectively): adolescents, kids, teenagers, teens, young people, youngsters
- child, youngster, schoolchild, teenager, teen, minor, juvenile, adolescent, boy, schoolboy, stripling, young boy or man, lad, laddie, whippersnapper, girl, lass, lassie, schoolgirl, maid, maiden, damsel, demoiselle, mademoiselle, kid; childhood, boyhood, girlhood, young manhood, young womanhood, prepubescence, pubescence, adolescence, salad days, immaturity, minority; children, youngsters, juveniles, adolescents, young people.
Antonyms of Youth
Derived terms of Youth
fountain of youth; middle youth; mid youth; yoof; youth club; youth culture; youthful; youth hostel; youth worker; youthly; youthy.
Translations of Youth
quality or state of being young
part of life following childhood
- Akkadian: 𒇽𒄨 (akk) (eṭlu, LÚ.GURUŠ), 𒄨 (akk) (eṭlu, GURUŠ), 𒂄 (akk) (eṭlu, ŠUL)
- Arabic: شاب (ar) (shaabb) m.
- Bulgarian: младеж (bg) (mladéž) m., момък (bg) (mómǎk) m.
- Mandarin: 青年 (cmn) (qīngnián)
- Czech: mladík (cs) m.
- Esperanto: junulo (eo), knabo (eo)
- Finnish: nuorukainen (fi), nuorimies (fi)
- French: jeune m., jeune homme m.
- German: Heranwachsender m.
- Hungarian: fiatalember, fiatalúr, legény
- Italian: giovane (it) m., giovanotto (it) m., ragazzo (it) m.
- Japanese: 若い人, わかいひと (wakai hito); 若者, わかもの (wakamono), 青年 (ja) (seinen)
- Latin: iuvenis (la) c.
young persons, collectively