junior varsity
noun Date: 1949 a team composed of members lacking the experience or qualification required for the varsity

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • junior varsity — n [U and C] AmE JV a team of younger or less experienced sports players who represent a school or university →↑varsity …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • junior varsity — noun singular AMERICAN a sports team for the players in a school who are either not old enough or not good enough to play on the VARSITY (=best team) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • junior varsity — ☆ junior varsity n. a team that represents a school, college, etc. on a level just below the varsity team in games or contests …   English World dictionary

  • junior varsity — Sports. a university, college, or school team that consists of players who lack the qualifications or skill necessary for the varsity and compete against other teams of similar composition or ability. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • junior varsity — noun In sports, a team comprised of players who play behind the varsity unit …   Wiktionary

  • junior varsity — noun (C, U) AmE a team of younger or less experienced sports players who represent a school or college compare varsity (1) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • junior varsity — jun′ior var′sity n. spo a university, college, or school team that competes at a level below that of the varsity • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • junior varsity — noun a college or university team that competes at a level below the varsity team • Syn: ↑JV • Hypernyms: ↑team, ↑squad …   Useful english dictionary

  • Junior varsity team — In sports, usually at the high school and college levels in the United States and Canada, members of a team who are not the main players in a competition (such as a football, basketball, or baseball game) are called junior varsity players. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Junior Varsity (Say Anything album) — Infobox Album | Name = Junior Varsity Type = EP Artist = Say Anything Released = 2000 Recorded = Genre = Emo Length = 16:32 Label = Self released Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album = Junior Varsity (2000) Next album = Baseball (2001)… …   Wikipedia

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