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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch joncker (Dutch jonker, jonkheer), a compound equivalent to jong (young) + here (lord). Compare junker.

NounEdit

younker (plural younkers)

  1. a young man; a lad, youngster
  2. (obsolete) a young gentleman or knight
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)
  3. (obsolete) a novice; a simpleton; a dupe
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
  4. junker

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