Young'un
Young'un Young'un A young human being; -- a contraction of {young one}. [PJC]

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  • young'un — young· un (yŭngʹən) n. Informal A young one; a child. * * * …   Universalium

  • young’un —    This has become a fairly conventional spelling to indicate the pronunciation of ‘young one’ when used vocatively or otherwise. ‘Young’n’ also occurs, as in Jim Allen’s Days of Hope, where an older man says to one who is considerably younger:… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • young'un — /ˈjʌŋən/ (say yunguhn) noun Colloquial a young person; youngster. {contraction of young one} …   Australian English dictionary

  • young'un — noun (Southern US|West Country England|slang) child …   Wiktionary

  • Young'un — youngster …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • young'un — Australian Slang youngster …   English dialects glossary

  • young 'un — noun informal a youngster …   English new terms dictionary

  • young ’un — n. informal a youngster …   Useful english dictionary

  • young — adj. & n. adj. (younger; youngest) 1 not far advanced in life, development, or existence; not yet old. 2 immature or inexperienced. 3 felt in or characteristic of youth (young love; young ambition). 4 representing young people (Young… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Young — adj. & n. adj. (younger; youngest) 1 not far advanced in life, development, or existence; not yet old. 2 immature or inexperienced. 3 felt in or characteristic of youth (young love; young ambition). 4 representing young people (Young… …   Useful english dictionary

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