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junior varsity

noun, Sports.
1.
a university, college, or school team that consists of players who lack the qualifications or skill necessary for the varsity and compete against other teams of similar composition or ability.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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Examples from the web for junior varsity
  • The bride teaches mathematics and coaches junior varsity tennis and lacrosse.
  • Whether it's your ninth grade counselor or your junior varsity coach, stop in to visit, talk and remember old times.
  • The time commitment also can vary depending upon other factors, such as whether the sport is varsity or junior varsity.
  • Some examples of school organizations are: high school marching bands and junior varsity cheerleading squads.

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