- A young person, especially a child or a youth.
- A young animal, especially a horse.
From young + -ster, first recorded in the late 16th century.
- The youngsters in the park were playing a game of soccer.
- She has been working with youngsters for over a decade.
- The trainer is trying to turn the youngster into a champion horse.
- The youngster has a lot of potential, but needs more experience.
- The school is trying to provide a safe and supportive environment for the youngsters.