youngster etymology

English word youngster comes from English young, English -ster

Detailed word origin of youngster

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
young English (eng) (geology) To exhibit younging.. (informal, or, demography) To become or seem to become younger.. (informal, or, demography) To cause to appear younger. (rare, possibly, nonstandard) An individual offspring; a single recently born or hatched organism.. People who are young; young people, collectively; youth.. Young or immature offspring (especially of an animal). (Not) advanced in age; (far [...]
-ster English (eng) (humorous, sometimes, offensive) A diminutive appended to a person's name.. Someone who is, or who is associated with, or who does something specified.
youngster English (eng) A young person.

Words with the same origin as youngster

Descendants of young
youth youthful
Descendants of -ster
barrister brewster gangster