young blood

(redirected from Young Bloods)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

young blood

1. Young, enthusiastic people. This company needs an infusion of young blood before it becomes completely irrelevant in today's world.
2. slang A newcomer to some place or situation. I'm sorry, but I'm not going to take orders from some young blood who's only been with the company five minutes.
3. slang A term of address for a young black man. In this usage, the phrase is often written as one word ("youngblood"). Hey youngblood, how's it going?
See also: blood, young

young blood

If you talk about young blood, you mean new, young people who are brought into an organization to introduce new ideas and energy. The family business was badly in need of young blood. The selectors have gone for some young blood, fielding a side whose average age is just 26. Note: You can also talk about young bloods, meaning the young people in an organisation or doing a particular activity. Floyd proved he can still compete with the young bloods by becoming the oldest winner of the US Open at 43. Compare with new blood.
See also: blood, young

fresh/new/young ˈblood

new members of a group or organization who have fresh ideas, skills, etc. and so make the group more efficient: What this committee really needs is some new blood.
See also: blood, fresh, new, young

young blood

1. n. a newcomer. We keep young bloods so busy they never have a chance to look out the window.
2. n. a young, black male. (see also blood.) Tell that young blood to beat it.
See also: blood, young
References in classic literature ?
He had not gone back to his club after the Opera (as the young bloods usually did), but, the night being fine, had walked for some distance up Fifth Avenue before turning back in the direction of the Beauforts' house.
I've heard of these young bloods spending $24 a dozen for soap, and going over the hundred mark for clothes.
You got all the young bloods skinned, and I guess you've sure buried a mighty sight of them.
Chitling; in whose conduct, it is but justice to say, there was nothing very conspicuous or peculiar: inasmuch as there are a great number of spirited young bloods upon town, who pay a much higher price than Mr.
His companions had passed on whilst he was at his orisons; but his young blood and the fresh morning air both invited him to a scamper.
Packed with the pulse of an unborn race, Torn with a world's desire, The surging flood of my wild young blood Would quench the judgment fire.
Then it is not true," resumed Coictier hotly, "that gout is an internal eruption; that a wound caused by artillery is to be cured by the application of a young mouse roasted; that young blood, properly injected, restores youth to aged veins; it is not true that two and two make four, and that emprostathonos follows opistathonos.
The bold and reckless young blood of ten-years back was subjugated and was turned into a torpid, submissive, middle-aged, stout gentleman.
It had been successful, for at three-and-twenty, blighted affections find a balm in friendly society, and young nerves will thrill, young blood dance, and healthy young spirits rise, when subjected to the enchantment of beauty, light, music, and motion.
Why, that's brave,' cried Isaac, jumping up and slapping him on the shoulder; 'and I respect you for having so much young blood left.
There was something about the clean-shaven lips and the puckered corners of the eyes that was mightily sobering to young blood.
they were grand days, those deep, full days, when our coming life, like an unseen organ, pealed strange, yearnful music in our ears, and our young blood cried out like a war-horse for the battle.
This baseness on her part of course aroused my young blood to fever heat; I jumped up, and away I flew.
Thou wottest old bones must alway make room for young blood.
Brisk young blood is what we want; not milk and water.
Full browser ?