Translation of "senior" - English-Japanese dictionary


adjective uk /ˈsiː·niər/ us /ˈsin·jər/

having a more important job or position than someone else

(役職が)上位の, 上級の
a senior executive
→ Opposite junior adj


senior citizens

in the US, relating to a student’s fourth year of high school or college

my senior year
noun uk /ˈsiː·niər/ us /ˈsin·jər/

in the US, a student in his or her fourth year of high school or college

a group of graduating seniors

also senior citizen /ˌsiː·niə ˈsɪt·ɪ·zən/ /ˌsin·jər ˈsɪt̬·ə·zən/ an older person, especially one who no longer works

Entry is free for seniors.

(Translation of “senior” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)