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What does "Junior" mean?

Definition

(a.) 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 (a.) Less advanced in age than another; younger (a.) Lower in standing or in rank; later in office; as, a junior partner; junior counsel; junior captain (n.) A younger person (n.) Belonging to a younger person, or an earlier time of life (n.) 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


Synonyms subordinate, inferior, young, lower, immature, secondary, lowly, subaltern, younger, jr, junior-grade, next-to-last, jnr, third-year, lower-ranking


Example: "Look here, junior, it's none of your business" Example: "A junior sports league"


Word Family jnr, jr, juniors