Younker meaning

yŭng'kər
A young man.
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A child.
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A youngster.
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A young man; a lad, youngster.
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Origin of younker

  • Obsolete Dutch jonchere young nobleman from Middle Dutch jonc young yeu- in Indo-European roots here lord
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle Dutch joncker (Dutch jonker, jonkheer), a compound equivalent to jong (“young") + here (“lord"). Compare junker.
    From Wiktionary