HyperDic: junior

English > 7 senses of the word junior / Junior:
ADJECTIVEalljunioryounger
alljunior, third-year, next-to-lastused of the third or next to final / final year in United States high school or college
alljuniorincluding or intended for youthful persons
NOUNperson juniorterm of address for a disrespectful and annoying male
person juniora third-year undergraduate
person juniorthe younger of two persons
person Junior, Jr, Jnra son who has the same first name as his father
junior / Junior > pronunciation
Soundsjhuw'nyer
Rhymesbehavior ... Xavier: 32 rhymes with yer...
English > junior: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningyounger; lower in rank; shorter in length of tenure or service.
Attribute ofseniority, senior status, higher status, higher rankHigher rank than that of others especially by reason of longer service
Narrowerjunior-grade, lower-ranking, lowly, petty, secondary, subalterninferior in rank or status
minorOf the younger of two boys with the same family name
younger, jr.Used of the younger of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a son from his father
See alsosubordinatesubject or submissive to authority or the control of another
young, immature(used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
Oppositeseniorolder
Spanishjunior
Nounsjuniorthe younger of two persons
juniora third-year undergraduate
English > junior: 7 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUsed of the third or next to final / final year in United States high school or college.
Example"the junior class"
Synonymsthird-year, next-to-last
Broaderintermediatelying between two extremes / extremes in time or space or state
Spanishjunior
English > junior: 7 senses > adjective 3
MeaningIncluding or intended for youthful persons.
Examples
  • "a junior sports league"
  • "junior fashions"
Broaderyoung, immature(used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
Spanishjunior
English > junior: 7 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningTerm of address for a disrespectful and annoying male.
Example"look here, junior, it's none of your business"
Broaderupstart, parvenu, nouveau-riche, arrivisteA person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
Spanishjoven
English > junior: 7 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA third-year undergraduate.
Broaderlowerclassman, underclassmanAn undergraduate who is not yet a senior
Adjectivesjunioryounger
English > junior: 7 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningThe younger of two persons.
Example"she is two years my junior"
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishmenor
Adjectivesjunioryounger
English > Junior: 7 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA son who has the same first name as his father.
SynonymsJr, Jnr
Broaderson, boyA male human offspring
CatalanJunior

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