youngest meaning


    Definition of youngest in English Dictionary

  • NounBFyoungSUF-est
    1. Youngest child in a family, or individual in a group.
    2. AdjectiveBFyoungCOMyounger
      1. superlative form of young: most young.
        1. Most recently begun or formed.
          1. I may be the youngest in my family but I still resent being referred to as the baby.
        2. (card games) Receiving dealt cards last, i.e. immediately before the next deal to the eldest.
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • The spectre is a ghost of a decapitated young man.
            • When young people first leave home, they often get into financial trouble living beyond their means. It is then that they start to learn some of the harsh realities of life.
            • The young woman's boss was stern and old-school, and he was out to make her cry after refusing to tolerate her mistakes.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day. - Charles Kingsley
            • Young adult rats were chemically sympathectomized or treated with Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide or Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide 10-28 , a receptor antagonist.
            • Young (20–25 day old) mice were anesthetized with isoflurane and craniotomized under aseptic conditions.
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Generation Jones listened to a lot of classic rock when young.
            • I used to knock around with John when we were younger.
            • Through the long visto of a thousand years — Young.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Adjective forms
              • Adjective superlative forms
            • Nouns
              • Nouns with unknown or uncertain plurals

            Other Vocabulary

            Look-Alike Words
            1. en loungest
            2. en younger
            3. en longest
            4. en tounges
            5. en lounges
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of youngest for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "youngest" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form. It's also a noun, more specifically, a nouns with unknown or uncertain plural.
            Difficultness: Level 2
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            Definiteness: Level 1
            Definite    ➨     Versatile