youngster

(redirected from youngsters)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.

youngster

a young animal, esp a horse
References in classic literature ?
Philippe busied himself actively with the youngster's education.
"From all you say, the Wide Awake, with all its youngsters, was sure some craft.
Send a gang of youngsters to the Gate, and tell them to narrow it in with a couple of stout scrap-wax pillars.
I noticed that all the youngsters shrank away from him as we had done, while the grown-ups regarded him with wary eyes when he drew near, and stepped aside to give him the centre of the path.
And the two simple-minded youngsters at the sculls feel quite proud of being allowed to row such wonderful oarsmen as Jack and Tom, and strain away harder than ever.
You youngsters don't seem to mind whom you get into trouble."
"Now then, lend a hand, you youngsters, and get the tables back; clear away the jugs and glasses.
As we shall not see her again, it may be worth mentioning here that all Never birds now build in that shape of nest, with a broad brim on which the youngsters take an airing.
Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous and manifestly unreal.
But soon they passed a group of men, one of whom said: "See that lazy youngster, he lets his father walk while he rides."
He put a quarter in the youngster's hand and held him in his arms a moment, soothing his sobs.
"But I came all right, all right," continued the youngster, aggressively, "I can--hic--I can have my own way when I want it, by Harry--Freddie Jones is a hard man to handle when he gets goin'!