young Idioms & Phrases


agrippina the younger

  • noun wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by Nero
    Agrippina.
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brigham young

  • noun 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)
    Young.
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cy young

  • noun United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
    Cy Young; Young.
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cyrus the younger

  • noun Persian prince who was defeated in battle by his brother Artaxerxes II (424-401 BC)
    Cyrus.
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danton true young

  • noun United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
    Cy Young; Young.
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edward young

  • noun English poet (1683-1765)
    Young.
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have young

  • verb birth
    calve.
    • the whales calve at this time of year
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holbein the younger

  • noun German painter and engraver noted for his portraits; he was commissioned by Henry VIII to provide portraits of the English king's prospective brides (1497-1543)
    Holbein; Hans Holbein.
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lester willis young

  • noun United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)
    Lester Willis Young; Young.
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loretta young

  • noun United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
    Young.
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pitt the younger

  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
    Pitt; Second Earl of Chatham; William Pitt.
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pliny the younger

  • noun Roman writer and nephew of Pliny the Elder; author of books of letters that commented on affairs of the day (62-113)
    Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus; Pliny.
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pres young

  • noun United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)
    Lester Willis Young; Young.
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sir james young simpson

  • noun Scottish obstetrician and surgeon who pioneered in the use of ether and discovered the anesthetic effects of chloroform (1811-1870)
    Simpson.
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strauss the younger

  • noun Austrian composer and son of Strauss the Elder; composed many famous waltzes and became known as the `waltz king' (1825-1899)
    Johann Strauss; Strauss.
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thomas young

  • noun 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)
    Young.
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whitney moore young jr.

  • noun United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)
    Whitney Moore Young Jr.; Young.
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whitney young

  • noun United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)
    Whitney Moore Young Jr.; Young.
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With young

  • with child; pregnant.
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young bird

  • noun a bird that is still young
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young buck

  • noun a teenager or a young adult male
    young buck.
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young carnivore

  • noun the young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear or wolf or lion
    cub.
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young fish

  • noun a fish that is young
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young girl

  • noun a girl or young woman who is unmarried
    jeune fille; lass; lassie.
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young lady

  • noun a young woman
    fille; missy; girl; miss; young lady.
    • a young lady of 18
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young mammal

  • noun any immature mammal
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young man

  • noun a teenager or a young adult male
    young buck.
  • noun a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
    swain; beau; fellow; boyfriend.
    • if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked
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young person

  • noun a young person (especially a young man or boy)
    youth; spring chicken; younker.
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young turk

  • noun a member of one or more of the insurgent groups in Turkey in the late 19th century who rebelled against the absolutism of Ottoman rule
  • noun a young radical who agitates for reform
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young woman

  • noun a young woman
    fille; missy; girl; miss; young lady.
    • a young lady of 18
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young's modulus

  • noun a coefficient of elasticity applicable to the stretching of a wire
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young-bearing

  • adjective satellite capable of producing eggs and bearing offspring
    egg-producing.
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young-begetting

  • adjective satellite capable of fathering offspring
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