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ˈdʒun yərJu·nior

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. junior(noun)

    term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male

    "look here, junior, it's none of your business"

  2. junior(noun)

    a third-year undergraduate

  3. junior(noun)

    the younger of two persons

    "she is two years my junior"

  4. Junior, Jr, Jnr(adj)

    a son who has the same first name as his father

  5. junior(adj)

    younger; lower in rank; shorter in length of tenure or service

  6. 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"

  7. junior(adj)

    including or intended for youthful persons

    "a junior sports league"; "junior fashions"

GCIDE

  1. Junior(a.)

    Less advanced in age than another; younger. Abbreviated Jr.

    Etymology: [L. contr. fr. juvenior, compar. of juvenis young. See Juvenile.]

  2. Junior(a.)

    of or relating to the third year of a four-year term; -- used of the third or next to final year in a U. S. high school or college. See junior, n..

    Etymology: [L. contr. fr. juvenior, compar. of juvenis young. See Juvenile.]

Wiktionary

  1. junior(Noun)

    A younger person.

    four years his junior

    Etymology: From junior, contr. of juvenior, compar. of iuvenis; see juvenile.

  2. junior(Noun)

    A third-year student at a high school or university.

    Etymology: From junior, contr. of juvenior, compar. of iuvenis; see juvenile.

  3. junior(Noun)

    A name suffix used after a son's name when his father has the same name. Abbreviation: Jr.

    Etymology: From junior, contr. of juvenior, compar. of iuvenis; see juvenile.

  4. junior(Adjective)

    Younger.

    Etymology: From junior, contr. of juvenior, compar. of iuvenis; see juvenile.

  5. junior(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a third academic year in a four-year high school (eleventh grade) or university.

    Etymology: From junior, contr. of juvenior, compar. of iuvenis; see juvenile.

  6. junior(Adjective)

    Low in rank; having a subordinate role, job, or situation.

    Etymology: From junior, contr. of juvenior, compar. of iuvenis; see juvenile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Junior(adj)

    less advanced in age than another; younger

    Etymology: [L. contr. fr. juvenior, compar. of juvenis young. See Juvenile.]

  2. Junior(adj)

    lower in standing or in rank; later in office; as, a junior partner; junior counsel; junior captain

    Etymology: [L. contr. fr. juvenior, compar. of juvenis young. See Juvenile.]

  3. Junior(adj)

    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

    Etymology: [L. contr. fr. juvenior, compar. of juvenis young. See Juvenile.]

  4. Junior(noun)

    belonging to a younger person, or an earlier time of life

    Etymology: [L. contr. fr. juvenior, compar. of juvenis young. See Juvenile.]

  5. Junior(noun)

    a younger person

    Etymology: [L. contr. fr. juvenior, compar. of juvenis young. See Juvenile.]

  6. Junior(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [L. contr. fr. juvenior, compar. of juvenis young. See Juvenile.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Junior

    jōōn′yur, adj. younger: less advanced.—n. one younger or less advanced.—ns. Junior′ity, Jun′iorship; Jun′ior-right, borough-English (q.v.).—Junior optime, a third-class honours man at Cambridge, next to Wranglers and Senior Optimes; Junior soph, an undergraduate of the second year at Cambridge. [Contr. of L. juvenior, younger—juvenis, young.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. junior

    One having a lower rank. When the grade is the same, the one having the more recent commission or warrant.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Junior' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3512

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Junior' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4465

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Junior' in Adjectives Frequency: #474

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How to say Junior in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Junior in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Junior in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Junior in a Sentence

  1. Katey Alatalo:

    We're trying to turn this moment into a movement to improve the situation for junior scientists, we're too junior in the field to punish anybody, but we can tell people how to empower victims.

  2. Alyssa Farah:

    These allegations are an example of precisely what's wrong with Washington -- a junior-level disgruntled former detailee, with whom Ambassador O'Brien had almost no interaction, can launch baseless attacks for partisan purposes, yevgeny Vindman is no longer at National Security Council after Yevgeny Vindman detail was ended following poor performance, as revealed in the House Democrats' letter. Yevgeny Vindman now attempts to retaliate against Yevgeny Vindman former supervisors for providing an accurate assessment of Yevgeny Vindman performance.

  3. William Fullbright:

    The junior senator from Wisconsin, by his reckless charges, has so preyed upon the fears and hatreds and prejudices of the American people that he has started a prairie fire which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control.

  4. Charles Moran:

    Brownley is a very junior member in the minority party, contrast that against ... Antonio Sabato Jr. ... you have somebody who is a member of the majority party who has good relations with the Trump administration.

  5. Paul Gaumer:

    The positioning is very different because we work with beginners to bring them to a junior-developer level.

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