What does the word junior mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The younger of two; a younger person.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Juniorship.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Younger in years or lower in rank.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Charles King