Meaning of young blood in English:

young blood

Pronunciation /ˌjʌŋ ˈblʌd/


  • A younger member or members of a group, especially as an invigorating force.

    ‘farming lacks young blood’
    • ‘Behind the demand for the injection of young blood by the junior members of the parties might be a political scheme to seize hegemony in their respective parties.’
    • ‘Increasing new blood and especially more young blood for the Friends is an important goal.’
    • ‘We need some young blood and energy, as far as I know all of the volunteers are over 50.’
    • ‘Rural hospitals become more vibrant once exposed to young blood: it means continuing education and stimulating training for staff doctors, which are immediate draws.’
    • ‘Despite their shortcomings in this performance, it certainly seems as if the young blood in this quartet has a lot of talent and hopefully many years ahead to show the world just that.’
    • ‘And then let us resolve that never again will we send the precious young blood of this country to die trying to prop up a corrupt military dictatorship abroad.’
    • ‘The second - and sometimes the third - generation has come of age, the family-owned businesses are getting a fresh shot in the arm from young blood.’
    • ‘Well, they'd like to get some young blood on the air.’
    • ‘With the State economy in decline for over a decade, many salary men were shown the door, because their firms found that they could hire young blood at relatively low wages.’
    • ‘Furthermore, the infusion of young blood in the executive is welcome and so is the call for Ministers to be attentive and seized with issues that impact on the lives of citizens.’