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. 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. 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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To Alleyne whose days had been spent in the low-lying coastland, the eager upland air and the wide free country-side gave a sense of life and of the joy of living which made his young blood tingle in his veins.
Her headlong course down the house stairs; the brisk activity of all her movements; the incessant sparkle of expression in her face; the enticing gayety which took the hearts of the quietest people by storm -- even the reckless delight in bright colors which showed itself in her brilliantly-striped morning dress, in her fluttering ribbons, in the large scarlet rosettes on her smart little shoes -- all sprang alike from the same source; from the overflowing physical health which strengthened every muscle, braced every nerve, and set the warm young blood tingling through her veins, like the blood of a growing child.
In short, the ruins, hitherto so cleverly hidden, now showed through the cracks and crevices of that fine edifice, and proved the power of the soul over the body; for the fair and dainty man, the cavalier, the young blood, died when hope deserted him.
The young blood of her lover had been mounting, wrathfully, within the last few minutes; and he was indisposed to let her come.
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.
Shyness barred him from the evening gatherings, and what was going on in that house, with young bloods like Ted Pringle, Albert Parsons, Arthur Brown, and Joe Blossom (to name four of the most assiduous) exercising their fascinations at close range, he did not like to think.
An enormous fellow, with a great red face and cropped moustache, occupied my poor father's place; he it was who had replaced our fruitful vineries with his stinking stables; but I am bound to own he looked a genial clod, as he sat in his fat and listened to the young bloods boasting of their prowess, or elaborately explaining their mishaps.
We have just heard the particulars of a meeting which took place on Six Mile Island, on Tuesday, between two young bloods of our city: Samuel Thurston, AGED FIFTEEN, and William Hine, AGED THIRTEEN years.
The guests including Daska based 'charity icon' Baba Jee Khalid Mehmood Makki Madani, MPAs Shabeena Majeed Wyne and Rana Abdul Sattar, international famed 'Uncle Cricket' Sufi Abdul Jalil, Bashir Ahmed Naz (Vice President of Asian Federation of Therapeutic Communities (AFTC) Asia, Tanveer Ahmed Mughal (President NGO Young Blood Foundation Daska), Haji Zahid Jehangir (general secretary) and local traders, senior journalists, lawyers and philanthropists presented 'salami' and special wedding gifts to the newly-wed couples.
There may be a way to treat human aging using mobilized bone marrow components from young blood donors.
Now, decades later, young blood literally speaking has joined the canary as a harbinger and waypoint en route to realizing the promise of neurologic rejuvenation.
Experiments on mice have demonstrated the dramatic rejuvenating effects of chemicals found naturally in young blood, which could lead to therapies that reverse harmful ageing processes in the brain, muscles, heart and other organs.
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