junior high school


a school attended after elementary school and usually consisting of grades seven through nine.

Nearby words

  1. junior common room,
  2. junior counsel,
  3. junior featherweight,
  4. junior flyweight,
  5. junior heavyweight,
  6. junior league,
  7. junior lightweight,
  8. junior middleweight,
  9. junior miss,
  10. junior school

Origin of junior high school

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10

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