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General words relating to youth and being young

youth

noun

young people in general

young

adjective

used about things that are suitable for young people

junior

adjective

intended for young people, or involving young people

youthful

adjective

typical of young people

laddish

adjective

typical of young men and the things that they enjoy doing

youth culture

noun

the activities, music, fashions etc that are popular with young people

yoof

noun

young people. This word is used especially on television, in the newspapers etc, as a humorous way of spelling the word ‘youth’

youthful

adjective

someone who is youthful has many of the positive qualities considered to be typical of young people

youngness

noun

young

adjective

someone who is young has lived for only a short time

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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