Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Younger in years or lower in rank.

Part of speech: noun

The younger of two; a younger person.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "junior":

  1. The junior Osbornes had asked that the money which their parents had planned to spend in presents for them be given to them the previous week; and given it was, without a word. - "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
  2. A junior space officer hid a grin and murmured, " Looks like the Planeteers still have the asteroid." - "Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet", Harold Leland Goodwin.
  3. Sam junior would ask nothing, and the old man's reply to the minister's well- meant suggestion was, " Well, if the boy wants money now let him come and say so." - "Campaigning with Crook and Stories of Army Life", Charles King.