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youn·ker

 (yŭng′kər)
n.
1. A young man.
2. A child.

[Obsolete Dutch jonchere, young nobleman, from Middle Dutch : jonc, young; see yeu- in Indo-European roots + here, lord.]

younker

(ˈjʌŋkə)
n
1. archaic or literary a young man; lad
2. obsolete a young gentleman or knight
[C16: from Dutch jonker, from Middle Dutch jonc young]

youn•ker

(ˈyʌŋ kər)

n.
1. a youngster.
2. Obs. a young noble or gentleman.
[1495–1505; < Middle Dutch jonchere=jonc young + here lord]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.younker - a young person (especially a young man or boy)younker - a young person (especially a young man or boy)
juvenile, juvenile person - a young person, not fully developed
blade - a dashing young man; "gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures"
hobbledehoy - an awkward bad-mannered adolescent boy
pup, puppy - an inexperienced young person
school-age child, schoolchild, pupil - a young person attending school (up through senior high school)
slip - a young and slender person; "he's a mere slip of a lad"
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Then he said, "It's not respectful, sir, of you younkers to be imitating of your relations.
Sit down by the fire, younker, and rest yourself; for you'll have to go out with us again to-night, though not very far off.
I was then a younker, and went out with the Delawares, because I know'd they were a scandalized and wronged race.
I'd have had you but for that there lurch, but I don't have no luck, not I; and I reckon I'll have to strike, which comes hard, you see, for a master mariner to a ship's younker like you, Jim.
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