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Adjective: senior  see-nyur [N. Amer], see-nee-u(r) [Brit]
  1. Older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service
    "senior officer"
     
  2. Used of the fourth and final year in United States high school or college
    "the senior prom";
    - fourth-year
     
  3. (of a person) advanced in years, old
    "senior citizen";
    - aged, elderly, older
Noun: senior  see-nyur [N. Amer], see-nee-u(r) [Brit]
  1. An undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation
     
  2. A person who is older than you are
    - elder

Derived forms: seniors

See also: elder, higher rank, higher status, higher-ranking, last, major [Brit], old, older, precedential, ranking, senior status, seniority, sr., superior

Type of: adult, grownup, undergrad, undergraduate

Antonym: junior

Encyclopedia: Senior