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younger meaning

EN[ˈjʌŋɡɚ] [ˈjʌŋɡə] [-ʌŋɡə(ɹ)]
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WYounger
  • Younger may refer to:
  • the superiority comparative of "young"
  • Younger (title), the title traditionally given to the heir apparent to a Laird
  • Lucas Cranach the Younger, German painter
  • Jan Brueghel the Younger, Flemish painter
  • Olof Rudbeck the Younger, Swedish scientist and explorer
  • Seneca the Younger, Roman Stoic philosopher
  • Viscount Younger of Leckie, title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom
  • As family name:
  • Younger (surname)
  • Entertainment:
  • Younger (TV series), an American sitcom
  • Youngers, a British teen drama

    Definition of younger in English Dictionary

  • NounPLyoungers
    1. (rare) One who is younger than another.
    2. Adjective
      1. comparative form of young: more young.
        1. Our neighbor spent his younger years in England.
        2. Reading this book takes me back to my younger days.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Our audience is getting younger and less educated, so despite the additional fabrication costs, we must simplicate the new model of this machine to improve ease of use.
        • And when all the kids finally moved out, she and Sawyer had had plenty of...how did the younger generation put it? Bow-chicka-wow-wow?
        • We do not want to minimize the painful off time feelings experienced by the younger men we interviewed.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • I used to knock around with John when we were younger.
        • We must all face up to the fact that we're not getting any younger.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Adjective forms
          • Adjective comparative forms
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
        Related Links:
        1. en youngers
        2. en youngerly
        3. en younger sister
        4. en younger sisters
        5. en younger brother
        Source: Wiktionary

        Meaning of younger for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "younger" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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