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ˈdʒun yərju·nior

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. juniornoun

    term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male

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

  2. juniornoun

    a third-year undergraduate

  3. juniornoun

    the younger of two persons

    "she is two years my junior"

  4. Junior, Jr, Jnradjective

    a son who has the same first name as his father

  5. junioradjective

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

  6. junior(a), third-year, next-to-lastadjective

    used of the third or next to final year in United States high school or college

    "the junior class"; "a third-year student"

  7. junioradjective

    including or intended for youthful persons

    "a junior sports league"; "junior fashions"

GCIDE

  1. Junioradjective

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

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

  2. Junioradjective

    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. juniornoun

    A younger person.

    four years his junior

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

  2. juniornoun

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

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

  3. juniornoun

    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. junioradjective

    Younger.

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

  5. junioradjective

    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. junioradjective

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Junioradjective

    less advanced in age than another; younger

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

  2. Junioradjective

    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. Junioradjective

    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. Juniornoun

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

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

  5. Juniornoun

    a younger person

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

  6. Juniornoun

    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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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. Mayor Gillum:

    What has also changed since election night have been the chorus of voices -- from the President of the United States, the junior senator of the state of Florida, and the governor of the state of Florida -- a chorus calling for the ending of the counting in this process.

  2. Lauren Boebert:

    If the Junior Senator from Michigan can hold up eight Department of Defense nominations to secure a victory for his state, then one of Colorado’s two U.S. Senators can hold up the BLM Director nomination to secure a victory for Colorado.

  3. Gilles Muller:

    You have to mix it up, you can't give these guys too many targets, but I use it a couple of times a game, maybe more. Back in 2001 when I was reached the junior final the courts were really fast. The bounce is still low, but it's slow too.

  4. Jonny Kim:

    You should never think you're too good to do a job. And I think you should be like that in everything you do. 'Be a forever new guy' is what I try to emulate, and I don't mean as in you shouldn't step up to the role and be a leader and delegate appropriately, but never think that you are above taking out the trash or that you're above not respecting the secretary or the lowest junior enlisted.

  5. Etan Bednarsh:

    The most charitable thing to say is it's a junior high gay joke, all I can say is try to picture the same joke, the same dugout with a man and woman and there's no joke. There's nothing funny about it.

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