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English adjective: senior

1. senior older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service

SamplesSenior officer.

Similarelder, higher-ranking, major, older, precedential, ranking, sr., superior

See alsoold

Attributehigher rank, higher status, senior status, seniority


2. senior used of the fourth and final year in United States high school or college

SamplesThe senior prom.




3. senior advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)

SamplesAged members of the society.
Elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper.
Senior citizen.

Synonymsaged, elderly, older


Antonymsyoung, immature

English noun: senior

1. senior (person) an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation

Broader (hypernym)undergrad, undergraduate

2. senior (person) a person who is older than you are


Broader (hypernym)adult, grownup

Narrower (hyponym)dean, doyen, doyenne

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