inferior in rank or status

the junior faculty


a lowly corporal


petty officialdom


a subordinate functionary

Syn: ↑junior-grade, ↑lowly, ↑petty, ↑secondary, ↑subaltern
Similar to: ↑junior
Derivationally related forms: ↑subaltern (for: ↑subaltern), ↑pettiness (for: ↑petty)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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