Definitions for: Junior-grade


[adj] inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary"



Synonyms: inferior, junior, lower, lower-ranking, lowly, petty(a), secondary, subaltern, subordinate




Famous Quotes Containing Junior-grade:


The first book I ever wrote was in fourth grade and it was called 'Billy's Booger.' It was an autobiographical piece about a kid who was really bad at math.

-- William Joyce (American Author)

I have been training since 8th grade, but it has to do with listening, more than practice.

-- Jill Scott (American Musician)

Everywhere you look, there is a charity or a project in school to get involved in. In eighth grade, there was this program called CJSF, California Junior Scholarship Foundation. We were involved in soup kitchens and toy drives, and your school can set up something like that. If your school doesn't have a program like that, set one up.

-- Lindsey Shaw (American Actress)

Otis was inspired by a boy who sat across the aisle from me in sixth grade. He was a lively person. My best friend appears in assorted books in various disguises.

-- Beverly Cleary (American Author)

The high point of my entire junior high school career was going backstage to meet George Harrison. I was simply awestruck.

-- Lorna Luft (American Actress)

It occurred to me in my junior year of high school. I got my first letter from a big college. I still have that letter to this day - a letter from Indiana.

-- Bo Jackson (American Athlete)

To be shapely when you're in the seventh grade is not exactly what everyone's looking for, or they weren't then, as someone was telling me the other day. now, that's like a really great thing to do, to be, but then it wasn't.

-- Katey Sagal (American Athlete)

In grade school I was smart, but I didn't have any friends. In high school, I quit being smart and started having friends.

-- David Spade (American Actor)

OK, it was black, it was below grade, I was female, Asian American, young, too young to have served. Yet I think none of the opposition in that sense hurt me.

-- Maya Lin (American Architect)

I have never been jealous. Not even when my dad finished fifth grade a year before I did.

-- Jeff Foxworthy (American Comedian)

In the state of Wisconsin it's mandated that teachers in the social sciences and hard sciences have to start giving environmental education by the first grade, through high school.

-- Gaylord Nelson (American Politician)

When all the girls were getting all made up and getting into all that girl stuff in junior high I was out playing softball or touch football with the guys.

-- Catherine Bell (British Model)

It's like first grade where you make all your mistakes and people see it and yet some people see that there's something there that's really valuable. That's the way it went for more than 2 years almost 3 years of playing.

-- Tom Verlaine ( Musician)

When I was a junior, boys were allowed to come visit me at the house. We could sit on the porch until about 8 o'clock at night; that's when it started getting dark. That was it.

-- Daisy Fuentes (Cuban Actress)

I hated the lost colony; in second grade, we were doing American History, and they said, We don't know what happened to them. That drove me nuts. That lost colony drove me crazy.

-- Sarah Vowell (American Author)

I look forward to the day that a lot of the folks that you all talk about and cover on this network will begin to market products for these families and for these kids coming out of junior high school and high school all across the country.

-- Harold Ford (American Politician)

When I was in junior high school, the teachers voted me the student most likely to end up in the electric chair.

-- Sylvester Stallone (American Actor)

I taught sixth grade for three and a half years.

-- Ed Bradley (American Journalist)

One rainy Sunday when I was in the third grade, I picked up a book to look at the pictures and discovered that even though I did not want to, I was reading. I have been a reader ever since.

-- Beverly Cleary (American Author)

I have the most profound respect for the Department of Justice and the FTC. We in Europe are a younger and I would say junior institution to the historical antitrust experience of the US.

-- Mario Monti (Italian Public Servant)

But even in elementary school and junior high, I was very interested in space and in the space program.

-- Sally Ride (American Astronaut)

I never cared what kind of grade I got.

-- Shelby Foote (American Author)

I'd love to go back and teach primary school. I used to teach fourth grade and fifth grade. I'd love to spend several years teaching kindergarten or maybe third grade.

-- Jonathan Kozol (American Writer)

People out there maybe know who Junior Parker is and some of those Sun Records blues guys.

-- Brian Setzer (American Musician)

When I was in the fourth grade, I became intensely interested in geography and I learned it well.

-- Clyde Tombaugh (American Scientist)

The junior senator from Wisconsin, by his reckless charges, has so preyed upon the fears and hatreds and prejudices of the American people that he has started a prairie fire which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control.

-- James W. Fulbright (American Politician)

I was in seventh grade, and getting a part in Full House was huge. It opened so many doors for me.

-- Marla Sokoloff (American Actor)

After my stellar first grade academic achievements, I continued to perform well in the city primary schools - except for penmanship, which was not my forte.

-- Vernon L. Smith (American Economist)

We are already expected to be the goodie two shoes. I went through that during my junior high schools where I wasn't allowed to watch television. I wasn't allowed to listen to the radio.

-- Nick Cannon (American Musician)

I didn't figure out the makeup or cute hair or clothes until oh, maybe my junior year of high school.

-- Catherine Bell (British Model)

I had been writing fiction since I was in eighth grade, because I loved it.

-- Thomas Perry (German Musician)

Around 5th and 6th grade I thought Dean Martin was the coolest guy in the world; he was a great singer, had his own television show and acted in movies.

-- Peter Gallagher (American Actor)

Following my junior year in high school, I went on a camping trip through Russia in a group led by Horst Momber, a young language teacher from Roosevelt.

-- Peter Agre (American Scientist)

If you had asked me back in grade school what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have said my first choice was an actor, but if I couldn't be that, I'd want to be a superhero.

-- Vin Diesel (American Actor)

Before I got Doctor Who, I went to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. I went back to take the final grade exam, which is the grade you have to take before you can take the teacher's diploma.

-- Sarah Sutton (British Actress)


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