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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. Less advanced in age than another; younger.
  8. Lower in standing or in rank; later in office; as, a junior partner; junior counsel; junior captain.
  9. 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.
  10. Belonging to a younger person, or an earlier time of life.
  11. A younger person.
  12. 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.
  13. Younger; of lower standing; belonging to youth.
  14. The younger of two; one of lower standing; in American colleges and high schools, a student in the next to the last year.
  15. Younger: less advanced.
  16. One younger or less advanced.
  17. One younger or of lower standing.
  18. Younger in years or lower in rank.
  19. The younger of two; a younger person.
  20. Juniorship.
  21. Younger in years or practice.
  22. One who is either.
  23. Younger; not so aged.
  24. One who is younger than another.
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Usage examples for junior

  1. 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
  2. Certainly, the death of a junior officer of the West- world means nothing to them. – Frigid Fracas by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  3. Puss in Boots, Junior. – Puss in Boots, Jr., and the Good Gray Horse by David Cory
  4. The junior Osbornes were having a Christmas dinner party of their own. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  5. 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
  6. " Fifteen years your junior," said the Baroness. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. I have seen both Mr Mackenzie and Mr Rubb, junior. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. This is Burr junior, new boy, come to see you. – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  14. Goldsmith, quicker and shrewder than his junior, was already smiling politely. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  15. " Then he will be your junior. – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Wardlaw junior, fill your glass. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  19. " I drove for Mr. Adriance, junior," was the grave response. – A Man's Hearth by Eleanor M. Ingram
  20. " 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
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