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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.
junkyard a yard or lot in which junk such as scrap metal or old cars is collected, stored, and sold.
Juno in Roman mythology, the wife and sister of Jupiter, and the goddess of marriage; Hera.
Junoesque of a woman, having full proportions and a stately bearing; statuesque.
junta a small group, often of military officers, acting as the rulers of a nation, esp. provisionally after the overthrow of a previous government. [2 definitions]
Jupiter in Roman mythology, the supreme god who was the weather god and protector of state and law; Jove; Zeus. [2 definitions]
Jurassic of, relating to, or designating the geological period between the Triassic and Cretaceous of the Mesozoic Era, from approximately 180 million to 135 million years ago, when primitive birds appeared and conifers were prominent. [2 definitions]
juridical of or pertaining to the law or to the administration of justice.
jurisdiction the right or authority to interpret and administer the law. [2 definitions]
jurisprudence the philosophy or science of law. [3 definitions]
jurist a judge. [2 definitions]
juristic of or relating to jurisprudence or to a jurist or jurists.
juror one who is a member of a jury. [3 definitions]
jury a body of persons summoned to a court of law who are sworn to hear evidence and give a true verdict in a case. [2 definitions]