Jan 02, 2013 · Young adult definition, a teenager (used especially by publishers and librarians). See more.
Urban slang that is short for young'n, which is short for young one. An integral part of DC slang.
‘But the reality is that young adult fantasy franchises are notoriously difficult to launch.’ ‘2013 was a year stuffed with high-profile film adaptations of young adult bestsellers.’ ‘This is one of those cutesy, overwritten, young adult, rom-coms that seem to be modelled on an old episode of Dawson's Creek.’.
The 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation.