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1. junior

noun. ['ˈdʒuːnjɝ'] term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male.

Synonyms

  • upstart
  • arriviste
  • nouveau-riche

Antonyms

  • broad-minded
  • low status
  • youngness
  • original

Etymology

  • junior (Latin)

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Rhymes with Junior

  • bonier
  • conyer
  • gardinier
  • gonyer
  • jr
  • kuzniar
  • monsignor
  • montagnier
  • msgr
  • spanier
  • sr
  • tenure

How do you pronounce junior?

Pronounce junior as ˈʤunjər.

US - How to pronounce junior in American English

UK - How to pronounce junior in British English

How do you spell junior? Is it junoir ?

A common misspelling of junior is junoir

Sentences with junior


1. Adjective
No lender will refinance your loan unless the second-mortgage holder agrees to stay in the junior position.

2. Noun, singular or mass
By your junior or senior year, your school may require you to take one.

Quotes about junior


1. I had an inspirational teacher at my junior school: Peter Nixon. He was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and slightly scary - a good combination for a teacher.
- Stephen Mangan

2. Percy was getting tired of water.If he said that aloud, he would probably get kicked out of Poseidon’s Junior Sea Scouts, but he didn’t care.
- Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena

3. I let out a laugh that sounded more like the yip of a startled poodle. "Superp-powers? I wish. My powers aren't winning me a slot on the Cartoon Network anytime soon... except as a comic relief. Ghost Whisperer Junior. Or Ghost Screamer, more like it. Tune in, every week, as Chloe Saunders runs screaming from yet another ghost looking for her help."Okay, superpower might be pushing it.
- Kelley Armstrong, The Summoning

2. junior-grade

adjective. inferior in rank or status.

Synonyms

  • lowly
  • petty
  • subaltern
  • lower-ranking
  • secondary

Antonyms

  • old
  • insubordinate
  • terminal
  • superior

3. junior

adjective. ['ˈdʒuːnjɝ'] younger; lower in rank; shorter in length of tenure or service.

Synonyms

  • young
  • subordinate
  • immature
  • junior-grade
  • lowly
  • petty
  • higher status
  • seniority
  • subaltern
  • jr.
  • senior status
  • higher rank
  • lower-ranking
  • secondary
  • minor

Antonyms

  • insubordinate
  • senior
  • domineering
  • independent

Etymology

  • junior (Latin)

4. junior

adjective. ['ˈdʒuːnjɝ'] used of the third or next to final year in United States high school or college.

Synonyms

  • third-year
  • next-to-last

Antonyms

  • experienced
  • aged
  • late

Etymology

  • junior (Latin)

5. junior

noun. ['ˈdʒuːnjɝ'] a third-year undergraduate.

Synonyms

  • lowerclassman

Antonyms

  • skilled
  • important

Etymology

  • junior (Latin)

6. junior

noun. ['ˈdʒuːnjɝ'] the younger of two persons.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • mature
  • immaturity
  • ripe
  • fledged

Etymology

  • junior (Latin)

7. junior

adjective. ['ˈdʒuːnjɝ'] including or intended for youthful persons.

Synonyms

  • immature

Antonyms

  • superior
  • dominant

Etymology

  • junior (Latin)

8. Junior

noun. a son who has the same first name as his father.

Synonyms

  • son
  • Jnr
  • boy

Antonyms

  • daughter
  • female offspring
  • female
  • female child
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