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Noun: junior  joon-yu(r) [N. Amer], joon-yu(r) or joo-nee-u(r) [Brit]
  1. Term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male
    "look here, junior, it's none of your business"
  2. A third-year undergraduate
  3. The younger of two persons
    "she is two years my junior"
Adjective: junior  joon-yu(r) [N. Amer], joon-yu(r) or joo-nee-u(r) [Brit]
  1. Used of the third or next to final year in United States high school or college
    "the junior class";
    - third-year, next-to-last
  2. Including or intended for youthful persons
    "a junior sports league"; "junior fashions"
  3. Younger; lower in rank; shorter in length of tenure or service
Noun: Junior
  1. A son who has the same first name as his father
    - Jr, Jnr
Adjective: Junior
  1. Used of the younger of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a son from his father
    "John Junior";
    - younger, jr.

Derived forms: juniors

See also: higher rank, higher status, immature, intermediate, junior-grade, lower-ranking, lowly, minor [Brit], petty, secondary, senior status, seniority, subaltern, subordinate, young

Type of: arriviste, boy, individual, lowerclassman, mortal, nouveau-riche, parvenu, person, somebody, someone, son, soul, underclassman, upstart

Antonym: senior

Encyclopedia: Junior, West Virginia