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 young gulls were fed by their mother's regurgitated food.
            • You're behaving like a young fagling who has discovered gay sex, and therefore thinks he has nothing more to discover about his gayness.
            • ...the narrow gay ideal of a slim or waiflike male body, as displayed by the young "twink".
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Young (20–25 day old) mice were anesthetized with isoflurane and craniotomized under aseptic conditions.
            • Young adult rats were chemically sympathectomized or treated with Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide or Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide 10-28 , a receptor antagonist.
            • Young Dutch keeper Tim Krul saw his value rocket up with a sensational display.
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Generation Jones listened to a lot of classic rock when young.
            • We must all face up to the fact that we're not getting any younger.
            • I used to knock around with John when we were younger.
        • 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 congest
            5. en younged
            Source: Wiktionary

            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
            Easy     ➨     Difficult
            Definiteness: Level 1
            Definite    ➨     Versatile