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synonyms for youngling

  • filly
  • fledgling
  • foal
  • rookie
  • sapling
  • yearling
  • youngster
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How to use youngling in a sentence

Tell me, fair child, sawest thou ever here at night-tide the shape of a youngling crowned with a garland straying about the house?
THE WATER OF THE WONDROUS ISLESWILLIAM MORRIS
Our youngling pointed out a very respectable-looking stone house as having been "built by the Indians" about those times.
PAGES FROM AN OLD VOLUME OF LIFEOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
The food she brought to that eager youngling every few minutes looked like minute worms, doubtless some insect larvæ.
A BIRD-LOVER IN THE WESTOLIVE THORNE MILLER
Nine fair children sat around their domestic hearth, and one, the youngling of the flock, smiled upon its mother's knee.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLAND, VOLUME IVARIOUS
The dour recluse still there (he has his cake) and the douce youngling, minion of pleasure, Phedo's toyable fair hair.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
When they saw this youngling with his odd little cape preparing himself, they smiled and whispered together.
ROBIN HOODPAUL CRESWICK
No sooner was the youngling let out of the cage than it flew to the side of the house and began to scramble up the brick wall.
OUR BIRD COMRADESLEANDER S. (LEANDER SYLVESTER) KEYSER
Because I was a play-actor once,” he shouted, “when I was a sweet-and-twenty youngling.
THE LADY OF LOYALTY HOUSEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
"Thou shalt soon know, youngling, how steel tastes in the eyeball," he said.
ERIC BRIGHTEYESH. RIDER HAGGARD
It is no youngling enthusiasm on hilltops that can possess itself of the last essence of beauty.
ESSAYS OF TRAVELROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO YOUNGLING

  • filly
  • fledgling
  • foal
  • rookie
  • sapling
  • yearling
  • youngling
  • youngster
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.