• Junior Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A younger person.
  2. (n.) Belonging to a younger person, or an earlier time of life.
  3. (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.
  4. (a.) Lower in standing or in rank; later in office; as, a junior partner; junior counsel; junior captain.
  5. (a.) Less advanced in age than another; younger.
  6. (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.

• Juniority Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The state or quality of being junior.