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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A young German noble.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A young German noble. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A car that is old, worn out, or in bad enough repair to be scrapped.

Usage examples (31)
  • On his trip to Germany, he met a junker.
  • In May, they said, Moussaoui piled everything he owned into his "junker" white Ford Taurus and driven away, leaving no forwarding address.
  • Once settled in Los Angeles, she budgeted a thousand dollars for a "junker" to get around.
  • But he said he's going to keep driving the "junker" and watch the economy spin for a while. for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''junker" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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