What does junior mean?

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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. Charlie Hill:

    I miss my country, i miss my family. I would like to go back and see where my grandparents were born, where I was born, where I went to junior high. Eat some blackberry pie. Even go to McDonald's. That's only natural.

  2. 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.

  3. Mark Jones:

    The place [ age ] really affects is the issue of stamina. It’s a lot easier to barnstorm across United States when you are in your 40’s than when you are in your late 60’s. It requires a combination of drive but also stamina and the advantage Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio would have is being approximately 20 years their junior.

  4. Tomiko Kawano:

    Sadako would ask us, "What is junior high like?" or "Is English class hard?" Since we knew she would never see the inside of the junior high school, it was painful to answer her. All we could do was try to ease her feelings by saying things like, "Junior high--what a bore," and "Elementary school was better.

  5. Helmut Marko:

    We basically have long-term contracts at the Red Bull junior program and the whole program is based on performance. So no shoot-out, but be very clear: the one who is not delivering goes.

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