Teen vs Junior - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between teen and junior
is that teen
is a teenager, a person between 13 and 19 years old or teen
can be (label
) grief, sorrow; suffering while junior
is junior (especially a junior sportsman).
As a verb teen
is (obsolete) to excite; to provoke; to vex; to afflict; to injure or teen
can be (transitive|obsolete|provincial) to hedge or fence in; to enclose.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A teenager, a person between 13 and 19 years old.
From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) . See (token).
(label) Grief, sorrow; suffering.
*:In which the birds song many a lovely lay / Of Gods high praise, and of their loves sweet teene , / As it an earthly Paradize had beene.
*1600 , (Edward Fairfax), The (Jerusalem Delivered) of (w), X, xxv:
*:The Soldan changed hue for grief and teen , / On that sad book his shame and loss he lear'd.''
*:MIRANDA: O! my heart bleeds / To think o' th' teen that I have turn'd you to, / Which is from my remembrance.
*1866 , (Algernon Swinburne), :
*:Your soul forgot her joys, forgot/Her times of teen ;/Yea, this life likewise will you not/Forget
*1867 , (Matthew Arnold), A Southern Night :
*:With public toil and private teen Thou sank'st alone.
*1874 , , (The City of Dreadful Night), XXI:
*:That City's sombre Patroness and Queen, / In bronze sublimity she gazes forth / Over her Capital of teen and threne
From (etyl) . See Etymology 2 above.
(obsolete) To excite; to provoke; to vex; to afflict; to injure.
- (Piers Plowman)
See tine to shut
(transitive, obsolete, provincial) To hedge or fence in; to enclose.
* juniour (obsolete)
(not comparable, often, preceded by a possessive adjective or a possessive form of a noun) Younger.
* 1939 , "Uncle Fred in the Springtime":
(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
- The last man I met who was at school with me, though some years my junior, had a long white beard and no teeth.
- Our first studies and junior endeavours.
A younger person.
* (Angela Brazil)
- four years his junior
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:
- Miss Mitchell would certainly be most relieved to have a monitress who was capable of organising the juniors at games.