Young thing

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Definition

(she's a pretty) young thing: (she's a pretty) young person, young girl
idiom
Note that calling someone a "young thing" is quite patronising, even demeaning. It is not a respectful way to refer to someone.

Examples

  • "Or, should the Delavigne Corporation be remanded to this delightful, charming young thing in front of me."

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