from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A young man.
- n. A child.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a young man; a lad, youngster
- n. a young gentleman or knight
- n. a novice; a simpleton; a dupe
- n. junker
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A young person; a stripling; a yonker.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A young man of condition; a young gentleman or knight.
- n. A young person; a lad; a youngster.
- n. A novice; a simpleton; a dupe.
- n. Same as junker.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a young person (especially a young man or boy)
Moreover, I described to my company the tent and all the riches and rarities therein and said to them, “Know ye that this youth would not have cut himself off from society and have taken up his abode alone in this place, were he not a man of great prowess: so I propose that whoso slayeth the younker shall take his sister.”
Wolfgang and Rudolf especially held out their hands to the younker, and besought the honor of his friendship.
Let me sell you the fulltroth of Burrus when he wore a younker.
What, will you make a younker of me? shall I not take mine case in mine inn but I shall have my pocket picked?
“Well, younker, take care you have not worse dreams than that some night,” he said, enigmatically, and wagged his head with a chuckle.
They expressed their wonder that he had not informed them of this relationship before; he replied that he did not wish the younker to be favoured; he knew his nephew would pass a good examination, and he had not been deceived.
You've shown yourself pretty tough and resourceful for a younker.
I can remember when I was a younker we used to go fishing for cod off the Dogger Bank, which is a great ridge of hills at the bottom of the sea, not far from the coast of Holland.
In the second act David the apprentice tells Magdalene, Eva's nurse, that the new singer did not succeed, at which she is honestly grieved, preferring the gallant younker for her mistress, to the old and ridiculous clerk.
So follow your bent, younker, and they cannot say you are without