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Definition of Senior


  1. More advanced than another in age; prior in age; elder; hence, more advanced in dignity, rank, or office; superior; as, senior member; senior counsel.
  2. Belonging to the final year of the regular course in American colleges, or in professional schools.
  3. A person who is older than another; one more advanced in life.
  4. One older in office, or whose entrance upon office was anterior to that of another; one prior in grade.
  5. An aged person; an older.
  6. One in the fourth or final year of his collegiate course at an American college; -- originally called senior sophister; also, one in the last year of the course at a professional schools or at a seminary.

Senior Quotations

I may be a senior, but so what? I'm still hot.
Betty White

I quit high school on my birthday. It was my senior year and I didn't see the point. This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.
Barry White

I was told in high school that the last game during your senior year stays with you forever, which is true.
Jim Otto

Dictators, unlike Democrats, depend on a small coterie to sustain their power. These backers, generally drawn from the military, the senior civil service, and family or clan members, have a synergistic relationship with their dictator. The dictator delivers opportunities for them to become rich, and they protect him from being overthrown.
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

The first time I set out to find George F. Kennan, in 1982, I had just turned 21, begun my final semester at Princeton University and noticed with astonishment that the senior thesis deadline had crept to within four months.
Barton Gellman
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Senior Translations

senior in Italian is superiore
senior in Spanish is mayor, magistrado
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