Synonyms of younger


1. younger, jr., junior (vs. senior)

usage: used of the younger of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a son from his father; "John Junior"; "John Smith, Jr."


1. younger, jr., junior (vs. senior)

usage: (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; "young people"

2. young (vs. old), immature, one-year-old, two-year-old, three-year-old, four-year-old, five-year-old, adolescent, teen, teenage, teenaged, infantile, boyish, boylike, schoolboyish, childlike, childly, early, girlish, schoolgirlish, junior, little, small, newborn, preteen, preadolescent, puppyish, puppylike, tender, youngish, youthful, vernal, young, immature, junior, new

usage: (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; "new potatoes"; "young corn"

3. new, young, early (vs. late)

usage: suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh; "he is young for his age"

4. youthful, vernal, young, young (vs. old), immature

usage: being in its early stage; "a young industry"; "the day is still young"

5. young, new (vs. old)

usage: not tried or tested by experience; "unseasoned artillery volunteers"; "still untested in battle"; "an illustrator untried in mural painting"; "a young hand at plowing"

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Definition and meaning of younger (Dictionary)