younker

noun
youn·​ker | \ ˈyəŋ-kər How to pronounce younker (audio) \

Definition of younker

1 : a young man

First Known Use of younker

1505, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for younker

Dutch jonker young nobleman

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“Younker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/younker. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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