junker: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: ( jung'kur), [key]
— n. Slang.
  1. a car that is old, worn out, or in bad enough repair to be scrapped.


Pronunciation: (yoong'kur), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of a class of aristocratic landholders, esp. in East Prussia, strongly devoted to militarism and authoritarianism, from among whom the German military forces recruited a large number of its officers.
  2. a young German, esp. Prussian, nobleman.
  3. a German official or military officer who is narrow-minded, haughty, and overbearing.
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