Definitions for juniorˈdʒun yər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
younger (typically designating a son named after his father; often written as Jr. following the name):
the junior Mr. Hansen; Edward Hansen, Jr.
of more recent election, appointment, or admission:
the junior Senator from Michigan.
of lower rank or standing:
a junior partner.
of or pertaining to juniors in school or college.
of later date; subsequent to.
composed of younger members:
the junior division.
being smaller than the usual size.
Category: Common Vocabulary
(n.)a person who is younger than another.
a person who is newer or of lower rank, as in a profession; subordinate.
a student in the next to the last year at a high school, college, or university.
Often, juniors. a range of odd-numbered sizes, chiefly 3–15, for garments for women with short waists. a garment in this size range.
a boy; youth; son.
Origin of junior:
1520–30; < L jūnior younger
term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male
"look here, junior, it's none of your business"
a third-year undergraduate
the younger of two persons
"she is two years my junior"
Junior, Jr, Jnr(adj)
a son who has the same first name as his father
younger; lower in rank; shorter in length of tenure or service
junior(a), third-year, next-to-last(adj)
used of the third or next to final year in United States high school or college
"the junior class"; "a third-year student"
including or intended for youthful persons
"a junior sports league"; "junior fashions"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
low in rank
a junior officer
relating to sports done by young people, not adults
a junior golf series
relating to the year before your final year in high school or college
my junior year in college
used after the name of a man who has the same name as his father
William Jackson Jr.
a student in the year before their final year in high school or college
juniors in high school
in sports, players who are not adults
a tennis tournament for juniors
students in a school for children between the ages of 7 and 11
a new gymnasium for the juniors
A younger person.
four years his junior
A third-year student at a high school or university.
A name suffix used after a son's name when his father has the same name. Abbreviation: Jr.
Of or pertaining to a third academic year in a four-year high school (eleventh grade) or university.
Low in rank; having a subordinate role, job, or situation.
Origin: From junior, contr. of juvenior, compar. of iuvenis; see juvenile.
less advanced in age than another; younger
lower in standing or in rank; later in office; as, a junior partner; junior counsel; junior captain
composed of juniors, whether younger or a lower standing; as, the junior class; of or pertaining to juniors or to a junior class. See Junior, n., 2
belonging to a younger person, or an earlier time of life
a younger person
hence: One of a lower or later standing; specifically, in American colleges, one in the third year of his course, one in the fourth or final year being designated a senior; in some seminaries, one in the first year, in others, one in the second year, of a three years' course
Translations for junior
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(a person who is) younger in years or lower in rank or authority
He is two years my junior; The school sent two juniors and one senior to take part; junior pupils; He is junior to me in the firm; the junior school.
- junior, jongere, mindereAfrikaans
- شَخْص صَغير السِّن، تلميذ في المدرسة الأعداديَّهArabic
- mais novoPortuguese (BR)
- mladší (sourozenec, žák, zaměstnanec)Czech
- der/die Jüngere, der/die Untergeordnete;jüngerGerman
- yngre; underordnetDanish
- νεότερος, κατώτερος, υφιστάμενοςGreek
- فرد کوچکتر یا کهترFarsi
- cadet, ette, subalterne, juniorFrench
- תַּלמִיד בְּשָנָה שְלִישִיתHebrew
- कनिष्ठ, छोटा, उम्र में छोटाHindi
- mladac, mlađiCroatian
- fiatalabb (mint); alsósHungarian
- yang mudaIndonesian
- ungur maður; nÿliði; yngri; unglinga-Icelandic
- giovane; minore; subalterno; elementareItalian
- 年下の (人)Japanese
- 연하의 사람, 신참, 지위가 낮은 사람, 하급자, 후배Korean
- jaunesnis, jaunesnysisLithuanian
- jaunākais; pakļautais; padotais; juniorsLatvian
- lebih mudaMalay
- jonger, jongstDutch
- yngre, junior-, av lavere rang; elev/student i nest siste skoleår; yngre eleverNorwegian
- młod(sz)y, juniorPolish
- فرد کوچکتر یا کهترPersian
- كشر، وړوكى: وړوكىسړى ( په سن كې ) كشرسړى، په عمركوچنىPashto
- mais novoPortuguese
- junior; subaltern; cadetRomanian
- mladší (súrodenec, žiak, zamestnanec ap.)Slovak
- mlajši; podrejenSlovenian
- mlađi (po starosti ili hijerarhiji), student treće godineSerbian
- [person somär] yngre; junior-, underordnadSwedish
- yaşça küçük, daha genç; ast, kıdemsiz; ilkokulTurkish
- 較年幼者(的)，等級(或年資)較低者(的)Chinese (Trad.)
- той, що молодшийUkrainian
- عمر میں چھوٹاUrdu
- thấp hơnVietnamese
- 较年幼者（的），等级或年资较低者（的）Chinese (Simp.)
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