Definition of Junker

1. Noun. Member of the Prussian aristocracy noted especially for militarism.

Generic synonyms: Prussian



Definition of Junker

1. n. A young German noble or squire; esp., a member of the aristocratic party in Prussia.

Definition of Junker

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of junker) ¹

2. Noun. A young German noble or squire, especially a member of the aristocratic party in Prussia, stereotyped with narrow-minded militaristic and authoritarian attitudes. ¹

3. Noun. A beat-up automobile. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Junker

1. something ready for junking [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Junker

Jungling's disease
Junie
Junin virus
Junior Circuit
Junipero Serra
Juniperus
Juniperus bermudiana
Juniperus communis
Juniperus communis depressa
Juniperus flaccida
Juniperus horizontalis
Juniperus procera
Juniperus sabina
Juniperus silicicola
Juniperus virginiana
Junker
Junkers
Juno
Juno Moneta
Junod
Junod's boot
Junoesque
Junonian
Jupati palm
Jupiter
Jupiter's beard
Jupiter's staff
Jupiter Fidius
Jupiter Fulgur
Jupiter Fulminator

Literary usage of Junker

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1. Stanley's Emin Pasha Expedition by Alphonse-Jules Wauters (1890)
"At that period the Russian, Dr. junker, and Captain Casati, the Italian, were still farther south, investigating the basin of the Welle. ..."

2. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"Thus we see that the junker is by no means peculiar to Prussia. ... Sir Edward Grey is a junker from his topmost hair to the tips of his toes; ..."

3. The New York Times Current History of the European War (1915)
"Thus we see that the junker is by no means peculiar to Prussia. ... Sir Edward Grey is a junker from his topmost hair to the tips of his' toes; ..."

4. In Darkest Africa; Or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of by Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"Professor Schweinfurth and Dr. junker had both been struck with consternation, and by their manner had expressed that the idea was absurd. VOL. ..."

5. Bismarck by Charles Grant Robertson (1919)
"... invested with the Electorate by Imperial hands, set to work to tame the lawless independence of noble and junker in the March, the petty village of ..."

6. The Story of Africa and Its Explorers by Robert Brown (1894)
"THE SCIENTIFIC EXPLORERS: BEYS AND PASHAS: NACHTIGAL AND junker. ... with the Missionaries, and to Bagamoyo with Tippoo Tib—The Death of junker. ..."

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