from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A young person; a child or youth.
  • n. A young animal.
  • n. A member of the second-year class in the U.S. Naval Academy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A young person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A young person; a youngling; a lad.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A young person; a lad: sometimes applied also to young animals, especially horses.
  • n. A junior officer in a company, battery, or troop.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a young person of either sex


Derived from young +‎ -ster. (Wiktionary)



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