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Definitions of junior

  1. a son who has the same first name as his father
  2. younger; lower in rank; shorter in length of tenure or service
  3. the younger of two men
  4. term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male; " look here, junior, it's none of your business"
  5. including or intended for youthful persons; " a junior sports league"; " junior fashions"
  6. used of the third or next to final year in United States high school or college; " the junior class"; " a third- year student"
  7. a third- year undergraduate
  8. Less advanced in age than another; younger.
  9. Lower in standing or in rank; later in office; as, a junior partner; junior counsel; junior captain.
  10. 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.
  11. Belonging to a younger person, or an earlier time of life.
  12. A younger person.
  13. 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.
  14. Younger; of lower standing; belonging to youth.
  15. The younger of two; one of lower standing; in American colleges and high schools, a student in the next to the last year.
  16. Younger: less advanced.
  17. One younger or less advanced.
  18. Juniority.
  19. One younger or of lower standing.
  20. Younger in years or lower in rank.
  21. The younger of two; a younger person.
  22. Juniorship.
  23. Younger in years or practice.
  24. One who is either.
  25. Younger; not so aged.
  26. One who is younger than another.
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Quotes of junior

  1. I didn't figure out the makeup or cute hair or clothes until oh, maybe my junior year of high school. – Catherine Bell
  2. I came from Long Island, so I had a lot of experience at the stick. I played in junior high school, then I played in high school. The technical aspect of the game was my forte. I had all that experience, then I had strength and I was in good condition. – Jim Brown
  3. My junior high was dreadful. I see a lot of my fellow alumni on America's Most Wanted. – Yancy Butler
  4. We are already expected to be the goodie two shoes. I went through that during my junior high schools where I wasn't allowed to watch television. I wasn't allowed to listen to the radio. – Nick Cannon
  5. I can't see why we can't toss in a Junior Walker or Wilson Pickett number in every once in a while. – Jose Carreras
  6. I don't think I really know just how cool Satan really was when I was in Junior High School. Now, thanks to Marilyn Manson, it's no longer a secret. – Jim Coleman
  7. So when I told my parents I wanted to go into acting because I was flunking out of my first year of junior college, they were relieved that I had picked something other than joining the army. But I can't imagine how they had high hopes for me. – Dustin Hoffman
  8. My experience with the Junior League, when I worked in Philadelphia for four years in reference to children's things, is that whenever they were asked they responded. They always responded with sincerity, and they did a good job. – C. Everett Koop
  9. It just meant a lot because it's something I've always wanted to do. I've always wanted to be a Senior National Champ. I was Junior National Champ in 2002, so now to be the senior champ is great. – Carly Patterson
  10. Everywhere you look, there is a charity or a project in school to get involved in. In eighth grade, there was this program called CJSF, California Junior Scholarship Foundation. We were involved in soup kitchens and toy drives, and your school can set up something like that. If your school doesn't have a program like that, set one up. – Lindsey Shaw
  11. I was in every band class I could get in, like after school jazz band and marching band, and that's where I really learned to read music from elementary all the way through junior high and high school. – Chad Smith
  12. I'm talking like 10, 12 years old. Either junior brings Mom and Pop or Mom and Pop bring the kids. I'm talking young here, not a college drinking crowd. – George Thorogood
  13. While at Cal Tech I talked a lot with Jon Mathews, then a junior faculty member; he taught me how to use the Institute's computer; we also went on hikes together. – Kenneth G. Wilson
  14. There was one point in high school actually when I was on the chess team, marching band, model United Nations and debate club all at the same time. And I would spend time with the computer club after school. And I had just quit pottery club, which I was in junior high, but I let that go. – Rainn Wilson

Usage examples for junior

  1. " I drove for Mr. Adriance, junior was the grave response. – A Man's Hearth by Eleanor M. Ingram
  2. At this time the commanding officer, the executive officer, engineer officer, officer of the watch, and the junior watch officers were all on the bridge searching for the submarine. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  3. " Fifteen years your junior said the Baroness. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  4. " I've heard my father speak of John Hazen, Junior she remarked, " and I didn't know but, perhaps, I might have a Cousin John." – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  5. By the time a man's a Junior or a Senior nowadays, if he feels the eternal beating against his sides he thinks it must be something else. – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee
  6. She was seated by the table in the corner, engaged in mending the ragged trousers belonging to Joseph Montgomery, junior – The Just and the Unjust by Vaughan Kester
  7. Now, it seems he'd rather operate than be- But at this moment a large, determined hand came over her mouth from behind, as James Macauley, junior arriving upon the scene, asserted his authority. – Red Pepper Burns by Grace S. Richmond
  8. The junior member he give instructions that everything on the place was to have a' extry feed to- night- an' of co'se I went and obeyed orders. – Sonny, A Christmas Guest by Ruth McEnery Stuart
  9. Wardlaw junior fill your glass. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  10. At his side stood a tall, handsome lady, with remarkable, dark, kind eyes, evidently many years his junior – Vanishing Roads and Other Essays by Richard Le Gallienne
  11. This is Burr junior new boy, come to see you. – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  12. Goldsmith, quicker and shrewder than his junior was already smiling politely. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  13. " Then he will be your junior – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
  14. The junior Osbornes were having a Christmas dinner party of their own. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  15. Puss in Boots, Junior – Puss in Boots, Jr., and the Good Gray Horse by David Cory
  16. I have seen both Mr Mackenzie and Mr Rubb, junior – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  17. Certainly, the death of a junior officer of the West- world means nothing to them. – Frigid Fracas by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  18. She entered the junior class in high school when Miriam, Anne and I did. – Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  19. Silk hesitated for a moment, then with a look round at Riddell, he said, " Before I go, sir, I think you ought to know that Wyndham junior What about him?" – The Willoughby Captains by Talbot Baines Reed
  20. Heggs, the junior keeper, an hour or so later, went over the gun rack once more, tapped the empty cases, and turned towards Middleton, who was sitting in a chair before the fire, smoking his pipe. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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