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junior college an educational institution that offers a two-year program equivalent to the first two years at a four-year college and that confers an associate degree or certificate.
junior featherweight a boxer weighing more than a bantamweight but less than a featherweight, with a maximum weight of 122 pounds.
junior flyweight a boxer in the class below flyweight, with a maximum weight of 108 pounds.
junior high school an intermediate school between elementary and high school, usu. including grades seven, eight, and nine; middle school.
Junior League in the United States, an association of women of high economic and social status who do volunteer work in the local community.
junior lightweight a boxer weighing more than a featherweight but less than a lightweight, with a maximum weight of 130 pounds.
junior middleweight a boxer weighing more than a welterweight and less than a middleweight, with a maximum weight of 154 pounds.
junior miss a young woman in her early or mid-teens. [2 definitions]
junior varsity an athletic team that represents a school, college, or the like at a level below varsity; jayvee.
junior welterweight a boxer weighing more than a lightweight but less than a welterweight, with a maximum weight of 140 pounds.
juniper any of a variety of evergreen shrubs or small trees bearing cones that produce a blue-gray berrylike fruit.
junk1 anything regarded as having little worth; trash. [5 definitions]
junk2 a high-sterned, flat-bottomed boat of Chinese origin, driven by square sails.
junk bond a low-rated, high-yield corporate bond, often issued to finance the takeover of a company.
Junker a member of the militaristic Prussian aristocracy.
junker (informal) an old or severely damaged car or truck.
junket milk curdled with rennet, flavored, and sweetened, usu. eaten as a dessert. [4 definitions]
junk food prepackaged snack food that is low in nutritional value but usu. high in calories.
junkie (informal) a drug addict, esp. a heroin addict. [2 definitions]
junk mail unsolicited mail, usu. in the form of advertisements or requests for monetary contributions.
junkman one who resells junk, such as scrap metal, glass, paper, and the like; junk dealer.