[hoo-gaw] /ˈhu gɔ/ (Show IPA), 1859–1935, German aircraft designer and builder.
[juhng-ker] /ˈdʒʌŋ kər/
a car that is old, worn out, or in bad enough repair to be scrapped.
Origin of junker
1880-85, Americanism, for an earlier sense; junk1 + -er1
[yoo ng-ker] /ˈyʊŋ kər/
a member of a class of aristocratic landholders, especially in East Prussia, strongly devoted to militarism and authoritarianism, from among whom the German military forces recruited a large number of its officers.
a young German, especially Prussian, nobleman.
a German official or military officer who is narrow-minded, haughty, and overbearing.
1545-55; < German;Old High Germanjunchērro, equivalent to juncyoung + hērroHerr
"young German noble," 1550s, from German Junker, from Old High German juncherro, literally "young lord," from junc "young" (see young) + herro "lord" (see Herr). Pejorative sense of "reactionary younger member of the Prussian aristocracy" (1865) dates from Bismarck's domestic policy.
A car or other machine that is worn out and ready to be discarded, or that has been discarded; something that ought to be discarded; piece of shit: You can't litter the countryside with the kind of crap that the junkers are/ driving a junker around and around one of the chicken coops(1950s+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D. Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers. Cite This Source