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Definition of "younker" []

  • A young man. (noun)
  • A child. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "younker" in a sentence
  • "Moreover, I described to my company the tent and all the riches and rarities therein and said to them, “Know ye that this youth would not have cut himself off from society and have taken up his abode alone in this place, were he not a man of great prowess: so I propose that whoso slayeth the younker shall take his sister.”"
  • "Wolfgang and Rudolf especially held out their hands to the younker, and besought the honor of his friendship."
  • "Let me sell you the fulltroth of Burrus when he wore a younker."