Crossword clues for younker
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Younker \Youn"ker\, n. [D. jonker, jonkeer; jong young + heer a lord, sir, gentleman. See Young, a.] A young person; a stripling; a yonker. [Obs. or Colloq.]
That same younker soon was overthrown.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
n. 1 a young man; a lad, youngster 2 (context obsolete English) a young gentleman or knight 3 (context obsolete English) a novice; a simpleton; a dupe 4 junker
Usage examples of "younker".
Slowly, gravely, the Younkers dance up and down the Steps in the Evening.
I was then a younker, and went out with the Delawares, because I know’d they were a scandalized and wronged race.
The descendents of the original city-dwellers must now be almost as old as we are, although there are still some younkers who go to be among them, drawn by the old stories and the lure of the knowledge which may still remain there.