Youngsterの例文や意味・使い方に関するQ&A

「Youngster」を含む文の意味

Q: Yet youngsters still long , dangerously , for the ecstasy of communion, not just with edgy individuals but anonymous crowds.

What does the word “edgy” and “anonymous”mean in this context please? とはどういう意味ですか?
A: 'Edgy' means at the front of a trend. Think about the most popular people you know (knew?) in high school: how they dressed, the slang they used, the music they liked, etc. If it's new and just becoming popular, it's edgy.

Anonymous crowds mean big crowds where no one knows you. Imagine being on the subway at rush hour in a big city. This is an anonymous crowd.

I think the whole paragraph means that teenagers want to connect, not only with other teenagers but also with the wider world.
Q: They were almost all caused by youngsters who went out to the park to go [native] and cook a frankfurter or an egg under the trees.
とはどういう意味ですか?
A: That is a weird way of using the word "native". I think in that sentence, "native" means primitive (to have little technology)? I'm not too sure myself.
Q: youngster とはどういう意味ですか?
A: It is a casual way of saying, "young person" or "child."

"Hey there, youngster." (said by an older person to a much younger person)
"The youngster liked to pull pranks."
"Only youngsters ages 6-12 could attend the school."

Hope this helps! :)
Q: youngster? とはどういう意味ですか?

「Youngster」の使い方・例文

Q: youngster を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: Usually used by old people talking about younger people (teens and twenties). It would be very strange for someone in their twenties to use the word “youngster”.
Q: youngster を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: When you see an English word with 〜ster, it is often like 〜人。

-ster is from German (like a lot of Old English) and it meant "person who does [that]".

So you have spinster, trickster, hipster, etc., and sometimes newly made-up words too.

「Youngster」の類語とその違い

Q: youngsters と the youth はどう違いますか?
A: Youngsters is like a term older people tend to use like “Those youngsters better get away from my car” and the youth is just a general term for younger people
Q: youngster と adolescent はどう違いますか?
A: These two terms overlap quite a bit. While both generally refer to those in their teens and younger, it won't be unusual to hear someone who is in their 70s or older to refer to someone in their 50s or younger. This is because it is a slang term generally used by those who were raised in the 1950s-60s. If you've ever seen an American movie with gangsters in it they say "youngster" a lot. On the other hand adolescent refers to a specific age group.

"You are an adolescent."
"Hey, youngster."
Q: youngster と boy はどう違いますか?
A: Boy implies someone is male. Youngster could refer to either male of female.

Example: I remember when Greg was just a boy.
Example: When I was a youngster I loved to climb trees.
Q: youngster と young man はどう違いますか?
A: "Youngster" is used for young boys and girls. "Young man" would of course only be used for boys.

「Youngster」についての他の質問

Q: It is said that youngsters nowadays don’t use cars much. The main reason is that they cannot afford to buying one, rather than not being interested in.

この表現は自然ですか?
A: It is said that youngsters nowadays don’t use cars very much. The main reason is not that they’re not interested, but that they cannot afford to buy one.

Q: In general/On the whole youngster tend to have an inclination to disobey, a sort of rebellious streak for different reasons like restrictions impose to them or because of the generation gap between them and their parents , that’s why they often avoid to take advice from them. この表現は自然ですか?
A: Closer: In general younger people have an inclination to disobey, a sort of rebellious streak, for different reasons like restrictions imposed on them or because of the generation gap between them and their parents. For these reasons they often reject/ignore advice from their parents.
Q: About how old does youngster refer to?
A: For me at the age of 27, I would refer to a person under 15 or 16 years old as a youngster. But people in their 70's or 80's have referred to me as a youngster. It depends on the age of the person saying it and their perspective honestly :)
Q: youngsters are the biggest consumers of tablet computers この表現は自然ですか?
A: You may just want to say "tablets" and change youngsters to children.
Q: youngsters are turning to smoking because they think it makes them appear cool.
年轻人抽烟是因为他们认为那样看起来很酷。 この表現は自然ですか?
A: It would sound better if you change "appear" to "look". 😊

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