Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

junior varsity

noun, Sports.
1.
a university, college, or school team that consists of players who lack the qualifications or skill necessary for the varsity and compete against other teams of similar composition or ability.
Origin of junior varsity
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for junior varsity
Contemporary Examples

Word of the Day

Nearby words for junior varsity

Word Value for junior

13
17
Scrabble Words With Friends