(1)   (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity
"New potatoes"
"Young corn"
(2)   Not tried or tested by experience
"Unseasoned artillery volunteers"
"Still untested in battle"
"An illustrator untried in mural painting"
"A young hand at plowing"
(3)   Being in its early stage
"A young industry"
"The day is still young"
(4)   (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
"Young people"
(5)   Suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh
"He is young for his age"


(6)   Any immature animal
(7)   Young people collectively
"Rock music appeals to the young"
"Youth everywhere rises in revolt"
(8)   United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877)
(9)   United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
(10)   English poet (1683-1765)
(11)   United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)
(12)   British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829)
(13)   United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)
(14)   United States film and television actress (1913-2000)

Proper noun

  1. for the younger of two people having the same given name.