1 higher in rank or length of service
2 older in years
3 of or relating to adulthood, maturity, or old age
a of, relating to, or designating more advanced or older pupils
b of or relating to a secondary school
5 (U.S.) of, relating to, or designating students in the fourth and final year at college
a a senior pupil, student, etc.
b a fellow of senior rank in an English university (C14: from Latin: older, from senex old)
adj (Chiefly U.S) being the older: used to distinguish the father from the son with the same first name or names
Charles Parker, Senior (Abbrevs.)
n a rank in the Royal Air Force comparable to that of a private in the army, though not the lowest rank in the Royal Air Force
n an old age pensioner
senior common room
n (in British universities, colleges, etc.) a common room for the use of academic staff
junior common room
n another term for →
n (Brit) the Royal Navy
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