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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."
the peace has come too soon for that younker. Poor old Sir Archibald!
Both the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders discussed different programmes for younkers.
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has relaunched Bon-Ton and its nameplates Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson's, Elder Beerman, Herberger's and Younkers.
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Charles and early jobs like a waitressing gig for the retail store chain Younkers. Hubbell, 67, once served as that company's chairman.
The company's assets include stores and leases in 23 states operating under such names as Boston Store, Bergner's, Carson's, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's and Younkers.