They almost reminded me of my 278th girlfriend—back in junior high school.
Soon battalion commanders and regimental commanders were following the path laid out to them by junior officers.
Cheit criticizes journalist Debbie Nathan for her phrase “junior McMartins” in describing “a nationwide rash of similar cases.”
The second outing, “The junior Professor Solution,” dug deeper into the same theme.
“At the time, a junior FBI special agent in New York knew more about the case than me,” then-CIA director James Woolsey told me.
The junior eleven then went in, the master not going in until the last.
His opinion of things had especial value even in his junior year.
It is usual for students to read with junior counsel in large practice, to whom they pay a hundred guineas a year.
He had three children—was an electronics designer, junior grade.
Puss, junior, turned in his toes exactly the way they did, which made them laugh; even Mrs. Duck chuckled.
late 13c., from Latin iunior, comparative of iuvenis "young, young man" (see young). Used after a person's name to mean "the younger of two" from late 13c. Abbreviation Jr. is attested from 1620s. Meaning "of lesser standing, more recent" is from 1766. That of "meant for younger people, of smaller size" is from 1860. Junior college first attested 1896; junior high school is from 1909. Junior miss "young teenage girl" is from 1907.
The junior high school is rapidly becoming the people's high school. The percentage of pupils completing the ninth year is constantly rising where junior high schools have been established. [Anne Laura McGregor, "Supervised Study in English for Junior High School Grades," New York, 1921]
1520s, from junior (adj.).