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young person

Definitions of young person
  1. noun
    a young person
    synonyms: spring chicken, younker, youth
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    blade
    a dashing young man
    hobbledehoy
    an awkward bad-mannered adolescent boy
    pup, puppy
    an inexperienced young person
    pupil, school-age child, schoolchild
    a young person attending school (up through senior high school)
    slip
    a young and slender person
    waif
    a person, especially a young woman, who is extremely thin
    boarder
    a pupil who lives at school during term time
    day boarder
    a schoolchild at a boarding school who has meals at school but sleeps at home
    latchkey child
    a school-age child who is home without adult supervision for part of the day (especially after school until a parent returns home from work)
    schoolboy
    a boy attending school
    type of:
    juvenile, juvenile person
    a young person, not fully developed
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