young blood

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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
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Since this is the first in a new series to be entitled The Youngbloods, it is likely it will attract the attention of many public libraries who may be looking for a new YA series to add to their collection.
Catlyn Youngblood has lived with her two older brothers Patrick and Grayson since her parents died in an accident.
The Youngbloods use a bristling horn line-up of trumpet, tenor saxophone and three trombones, but their sound reaches way beyond celebratory jazz shuffling, adding funk, samba and Cuban elements.
They are inspired by elder Crescent City proponents such as the Dirty Dozen and the Rebirth Brass Band, but the Youngbloods make it very clear that they're from the hip-hop generation, with several numbers featuring the agile wordplay of snare drummer and co-founder David Henzie-Skogen.
The basic formation of the Youngbloods goes right back to 1994, but their debut disc, Unlearn, didn't come out until 2000.
THE Youngblood Brass Band will be stomping around the stage and probably beyond next week.
Lead singer for The Youngbloods, Jesse Colin Young, and his new band, Celtic Mambo, received standing ovations on their nationwide tour, which began March 29 through April 29, 2006.
Jesse Colin Young was recently joined backstage after a performance at the Sunset Center in Carmel, California by fellow Youngbloods founder Banana; original Youngbloods & JCY booking agent Dan Weiner (Monterey Peninsula Artists); current band member and Jesse's wife Connie Young; original manager of the Grateful Dead Rock Scully; and music critic for the Monterey Herald Beth Peerless.
s will state "Jesse Colin Young," named after the legendary solo artist and lead singer of the classic rock band The Youngbloods.
All songs included in the collection are digitally re-mastered from the original tapes and span more than three decades of great Jesse Colin Young music, including five new never-before-released tracks -- "Sweet Good Times," "Lovin' You," "Eyes On The Prize," the unreleased Youngblood singles "Hey Babe" and "Sometimes" and their classic versions of "Get Together" and "Sunlight.