• (not comparable, often preceded by a possessive adjective or a possessive form of a noun) Younger.
  • Belonging to a younger person, or an earlier time of life.
  • (comparable) Low in rank; having a subordinate role, job, or situation.
  • (not comparable) Of or pertaining to a third academic year in a four-year high school (eleventh grade) or university.


  • A name suffix used after a son's name when his father has the same name. Abbreviation: Jr.
  • A third-year student at a high school or university.
  • A younger person.

    "four years his junior"

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