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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
        • Infants may be limited in their counteradaptations to maternally influenced microbial manipulation, especially at younger ages.
        • The adult Whooping-cranes are white, the younger birds of a brownish color.
        • And Mr. Jackson has never seemed so unblustery; his scenes with the younger actor have ease and humor.
      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 brother
        5. en younger sisters
        Source: Wiktionary
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        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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