- a range of odd-numbered sizes, chiefly from 3 to 15, for garments that fit women and girls with shorter waists, narrower shoulders, and smaller bustlines than those of average build.
- the department or section of a store where garments in these sizes are sold.
Origin of junior
OTHER WORDS FROM juniorpre·jun·ior, adjective sub·jun·ior, adjective
Words nearby junior
Example sentences from the Web for junior
And then I did teachers all throughout elementary school and junior high for my friends.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness |Marlow Stern |January 7, 2015 |DAILY BEAST
You must now wear the same haircut & clothes you sported in junior high…forever.#FixTheInternet: The Hashtag That Beat Back Kim Kardashian’s Butt |Emily Shire |November 14, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
Hand-picked recruits were invited to rural England for basic infantry and junior command training.
A year later, she enrolled in Dongguk University, where she is now a junior studying criminal justice.How ‘Titanic ’Helped This Brave Young Woman Escape North Korea’s Totalitarian State |Lizzie Crocker |October 31, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
I was far and away the heaviest kid all through elementary school, junior high, and high school.
No sooner had the junior partner read the paper than he seemed angrier than was usual with him.Tales of Fantasy and Fact |Brander Matthews
Mr. John Farey, junior, made an improvement in Spaldings apparatus299.
The lady in a sprightly fashion returned his toast, and the junior partner frowned.
At last, after many days' abstinence, the junior partner smiled.
In 1525 he was junior of the three wardens of the Barber Surgeons Company.The Story of London |Henry B. Wheatley