Slang an old, dilapidated car or truck
Origin of junker; from junk,
- a member of the privileged, militaristic landowning class in Germany; Prussian aristocrat
- a German military officer, esp. one who is autocratic, illiberal, etc.
Origin of JunkerGerman ; from Middle High German junc herre, young nobleman ; from Old High German jung, young + herro, lord: see hoar
A old car or truck in poor condition.
A member of the Prussian landed aristocracy, a class formerly associated with political reaction and militarism.
Origin of JunkerGerman, from Middle High German junch&emacron;rre, page, squire, from Old High German junch&emacron;rro : junc, young; see yeu- in Indo-European roots + h&emacron;rro, lord; see Herr.