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:


I grew up in Dallas, with cowboys. I was the only guy in sixth grade with long hair and an earring. Let's just say I got a lot of, er, flak for being different.

-- Barry Watson (American Actor)

In grade school, I was a complete geek. You know, there's always the kid who's too short, the kid who wears glasses, the kid who's not athletic. Well, I was all three.

-- Julianna Moore ( -)

I used to not stutter any. Oh, I did when I was a kid, I stuttered, I had a bad stutter until I was probably between the second and third grade and a guy got rid of it for me.

-- Lee Hazlewood (American Musician)

I think Junior is certainly a science fiction premise as is Twins, as is Dave, beyond Ghostbusters.

-- Ivan Reitman (Canadian Actor)

Too often we act - ask our schools to be truant officers, our teachers to be truant officers, because we're giving them children who have, you know, they're not ready to learn. And if they're not ready to learn by the third grade, they know they're behind.

-- Colin Powell (American Statesman)

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)

My mom and dad met at UCLA when he as a captain in the Air Force and she was in her junior year.

-- Tracy Austin (American Athlete)

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

-- Sally Ride (American Astronaut)

When I was a junior camp counselor and it was my job to tell the campers a bedtime story or devotional, I would tell them a rapture story.

-- Jerry B. Jenkins (American Novelist)

I try to help developing junior chess. When I lived in USSR, I got a lot of free help from very good coaches - now I am trying to repay that debt.

-- Boris Spassky (Russian Celebrity)

I never cared what kind of grade I got.

-- Shelby Foote (American Author)

Repeating a grade needs to be the last resort, not an automatic response to a child who is struggling to learn.

-- Roy Barnes (American Politician)

All of us learn to write in the second grade. Most of us go on to greater things.

-- Bobby Knight (American Coach)

I was maybe only 13 or 14 when I started to play junior tournaments.

-- Jana Novotna (Czechoslovakian Athlete)

In our Nation, approximately 22.5 million children ride school buses to and from school each day, which accounts for 54 percent of all students attending grade school.

-- Kenny Marchant (American Politician)

I didn't go to high school, and I didn't go to grade school either. Education, I think, is for refinement and is probably a liability.

-- H. L. Hunt (American Businessman)

Basketball was not my main sport in grade school, or even the first year of high school.

-- Mike Krzyzewski (American Coach)

There was one point in high school actually when I was on the chess team, marching band, model United Nations and debate club all at the same time. And I would spend time with the computer club after school. And I had just quit pottery club, which I was in junior high, but I let that go.

-- Rainn Wilson (American Actor)

I truly believe that God brought this, Dorothy Day script to me, because for a long time up until I was in eight grade - I wanted to be a nun.

-- Moira Kelly (American Actress)

What was really funny is that as I got older all those guys who called me a sissy in junior high school wanted me to be their best friend because they wanted to meet all the girls that I knew in figure skating.

-- Scott Hamilton ( Athlete)

I don't think I really know just how cool Satan really was when I was in Junior High School. Now, thanks to Marilyn Manson, it's no longer a secret.

-- Jim Coleman (American Actor)

Just about this time, when in imagination I was so great a warrior, I had good use in real life for more strength, as I was no longer taken to school by the nurse, but instead had myself to protect my brother, two years my junior.

-- Georg Brandes (Danish Critic)

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)

And during my college, at the end of the junior year I worked in a mine.

-- Rube Goldberg (American Cartoonist)

They should have a rule: in order to be a sportswriter, you have to have played that sport, at some level; high school, college, junior college, somewhere. Or, you should have had to have been around the game for a long time.

-- Oscar Robertson (American Athlete)

The Sunday School teacher talked too much in the way our grade school teacher used to when she told us about George Washington. Pleasant, pretty stories, but not true.

-- Frances Farmer (American Actress)

I was involved with drama departments since the 5th grade. I played at it. It was an escape.

-- Adam Baldwin (American Actor)

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)

I grew up taking piano lessons and liking Wagner when I was in second grade.

-- Tom Verlaine ( Musician)

I wore a woman's antique fur jacket to my high school junior prom.

-- Lance Loud (American Actor)

I walked to Seward School first through fourth grade. It's just amazing to me now that we'd walk down 10th Avenue on Capitol Hill.

-- Stone Gossard (American Musician)

Once I grew from 6'1" to about 6'6", by that time I was going into 12th grade, and that's when I started wanting to play basketball, because, pretty much basketball players always got the girl.

-- Eric Williams ( Historian)

I was reading five or six years ahead of my grade during public school. I was pretty bored. I made a contract with some of my teachers that if I didn't ask too many questions, I could work in the back of the room.

-- Joshua Lederberg (American Scientist)

I stopped going to school in the middle of fourth grade. Everyone grows up with the peer pressure, and kids being mean to each other in school. I think that's such a horrible thing, but I never really dealt with it in a high school way.

-- Hilary Duff (American Actress)

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)


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