younker

noun

youn·​ker ˈyəŋ-kər How to pronounce younker (audio)
1
: a young man
2

Word History

Etymology

Dutch jonker young nobleman

First Known Use

1505, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of younker was in 1505

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Cite this Entry

“Younker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/younker. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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