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young

1. Geography
a. (of mountains) formed in the Alpine orogeny and still usually rugged in outline
b. another term for youthful
2. of or relating to a rejuvenated group or movement or one claiming to represent the younger members of the population, esp one adhering to a political ideology
3. offspring, esp young animals
4. with young (of animals) pregnant
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Well, one thing led to another, and he told us how he had helped a bunch of people retire young--or at least youngish.
Three youngish kids who look like they've just been scraped off a Camden pavement, Electricity in Our Homes might give anyone who hasn't seen them live the impression they're just another 10-a-penny art-punk band.
Its principals--a youngish, openly gay politico and an ostensibly straight veteran one--risk losing all not because they're two men, or even because one is married.
Facing my favourite chair is the photograph of a youngish man in an RAF uniform, surrounded by the medals he would never wear or display.
Unsurprisingly perhaps, the fierce little woman has been pictured as a rather youngish, red-haired soul and the pirate, a fairly cool dude.
When I see a youngish woman with a Rhodesian ridgeback hound, I realize that she lives in the apartment next to mine," Sacks writes.
They are a youngish, energetic side and carry a big goal threat with their two lads up front (Mark Reed and Michael Towey) and one in midfield (Keiran Lugsden) who have scored nearly 30 goals between them this season," says the player-boss.
These rural Tories are always banging on about the feckless hanging around all day, scrounging money for another drink - and here is a chance for the youngish people of Coventry and south Warwickshire to be employed in a venture that presumably will take a few years and with decent pay.
This is a book which would be enjoyed again and again by youngish children and which could also be used to stimulate discussion/ storytelling/creative writing, particularly using the last pages--tell me about your dragon--Morris's illustrations and text are sure to fire the imagination
We've got a youngish team and a lot of them won't have played in cup finals so it will be a first time for them.
Lurking between youngish (which means somewhat young) and younglet (which is an alternative form of youngling, a young animal), the phrase 'young lady' is described as "now avoided in polite use except among some old-fashioned speakers and jocularly.