Junior vs Executive - What's the difference?

junior | executive |

As a noun junior

is junior (especially a junior sportsman).

As an adjective executive is




Alternative forms

* juniour (obsolete)


(en adjective)
  • (not comparable, often, preceded by a possessive adjective or a possessive form of a noun) Younger.
  • * 1939 , "Uncle Fred in the Springtime":
  • The last man I met who was at school with me, though some years my junior, had a long white beard and no teeth.
  • (not comparable) Of or pertaining to a third academic year in a four-year high school (eleventh grade) or university.
  • (comparable) Low in rank; having a subordinate role, job, or situation.
  • Belonging to a younger person, or an earlier time of life.
  • * Sir Thomas Browne
  • Our first studies and junior endeavours.


    (en noun)
  • A younger person.
  • four years his junior
  • * (Angela Brazil)
  • Miss Mitchell would certainly be most relieved to have a monitress who was capable of organising the juniors at games.
  • A third-year student at a high school or university.
  • A name suffix used after a son's name when his father has the same name. Abbreviation:
  • Antonyms

    * senior




    (en adjective)
  • Designed or fitted for execution, or carrying into effect.
  • Of, pertaining to, or having responsibility for the day-to-day running of an organisation, business, country, etc.; as, an executive act, an executive officer, executive government.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A title of a chief officer or administrator, especially one who can make significant decisions on her/his own authority.
  • That branch of government which is responsible for enforcing laws and judicial decisions, and for the day-to-day administration of the state.
  • Derived terms

    * chief executive * chief executive officer, CEO * executive branch * executive committee * executive committees * executive director * executive ego function * executive ego functions * executive mansion * executive officer * executive order * executive producer * executive producers * executive summaries * executive summary * executively * executives