youthful: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (yth'ful), [key]
— adj.
  1. characterized by youth; young.
  2. of, pertaining to, or befitting youth: youthful enthusiasm.
  3. having the appearance, freshness, vigor, etc., of youth: She is 60 but her optimism has kept her youthful.
  4. in an early period of existence; early in time.
  5. (of topographical features) having undergone erosion to a slight extent only.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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