Junkers



[yoo ng-kuh rs] /ˈyʊŋ kərs/

noun
1.
Hugo
[hoo-gaw] /ˈhu gɔ/ (Show IPA), 1859–1935, German aircraft designer and builder.
[juhng-ker] /ˈdʒʌŋ kər/
noun, Slang.
1.
a car that is old, worn out, or in bad enough repair to be scrapped.
[yoo ng-ker] /ˈyʊŋ kər/
noun
1.
a member of a class of aristocratic landholders, especially 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, especially Prussian, nobleman.
3.
a German official or military officer who is narrow-minded, haughty, and overbearing.
/ˈjʊŋkəz/
noun
1.
Hugo. 1859–1935, German aircraft designer. His military aircraft were used in both World Wars
/ˈjʊŋkə/
noun
1.
(history) any of the aristocratic landowners of Prussia who were devoted to maintaining their identity and extensive social and political privileges
2.
an arrogant, narrow-minded, and tyrannical German army officer or official
3.
(formerly) a young German nobleman
n.

“young German noble,” 1550s, from German Junker, from Old High German juncherro, literally “young lord,” from junc “young” (see young) + herro “lord” (see Herr). Pejorative sense of “reactionary younger member of the Prussian aristocracy” (1865) dates from Bismarck’s domestic policy.

noun

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Junket

    [juhng-kit] /ˈdʒʌŋ kɪt/ noun 1. a sweet, custardlike food of flavored milk curdled with rennet. 2. a pleasure excursion, as a picnic or outing. 3. a trip, as by an official or legislative committee, paid out of public funds and ostensibly to obtain information. verb (used without object) 4. to go on a junket. verb […]

  • Junketeer

    [juhng-ki-teer] /ˌdʒʌŋ kɪˈtɪər/ noun 1. a person who goes on junkets, especially regularly or habitually: weekend junketeers to Las Vegas. verb (used without object) 2. to go on a junket, especially at government or another’s expense: congressmen who regularly junketeer to Europe and the Far East.



  • Jumping-hare

    noun 1. .

  • Jumping-gene

    noun, Informal. 1. . noun 1. a fragment of nucleic acid, such as a plasmid or a transposon, that can become incorporated into the DNA of a cell jumping gene (jŭm’pĭng) See transposon.



Disclaimer: Junkers definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.