Sen"ior, n. 1. A
person who is older than another; one more advanced in life.
2. One older in office, or whose entrance upon
office was anterior to that of another; one prior in grade.
3. An aged person; an older.
Each village senior paused to scan, Emerson.
And speak the lovely caravan.
4. One in the fourth or final year of his
collegiate course at an American college; -- originally called
senior sophister; also, one in the last year of the course at a
professional schools or at a seminary.
Sen"ior (?), a. [L. senior,
compar. of senex, gen. senis, old. See Sir.]
1. More advanced than another in age; prior in
age; elder; hence, more advanced in dignity, rank, or office;
superior; as, senior member; senior counsel.
2. Belonging to the final year of the regular
course in American colleges, or in professional schools.