[ adjective ] older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service
Used in print(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)
In 1927 his father 's business collapsed , and , rather_than go bankrupt , Mercer senior turned his firm over to a bank for liquidation .(The Department of State: A Fresh Look at the...)
I tried to do so by calling to their attention some of the problems that a senior departmental policy officer faces .
The senior policy officer may be moved to think hard about a problem by any of an infinite variety of stimuli : an idea in his own head , the suggestions of a colleague , a question from the Secretary or the President , a proposal by another department , a communication from a foreign government or an American ambassador abroad , the filing of an item for the agenda of the United_Nations or of any other of dozens of international bodies , a news_item read at the breakfast_table , a question to the President or the Secretary at a news_conference , a speech by a Senator or Congressman , an article in a periodical , a resolution from a national organization , a request for assistance from some private American interests abroad , et_cetera , ad_infinitum .
[ noun ] (education) an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation
Used in print(The Dallas Morning News,...)
A 208 - pound , 6 - foot 1 - inch senior from Stamford , Moritz practices nothing but place-kicking .(The Providence Journal...)
Since the hero , a sterling and upright fellow , is a rich Brown senior , while two Yalies are cast as virtual rapists , I suppose I should disqualify myself from sitting in judgment on `` Where_the_Boys_are '' , but I shall do nothing of the sort .(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)
Bobby_Joe would be a senior this year , and he planned to graduate .
[ adjective ] (education) used of the fourth and final year in United States high school or college
"the senior prom"
Used in print(David Boroff, "Jewish Teen-Age Culture"...)
However , in their junior and senior years , they generally forego their athletic pursuits , presumably in the interest of better academic achievement .
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 11454