Definition of junior varsity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

junior varsity

 noun
noun
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; NAmE
 
(abbreviation JV)
 
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a sports team at a US school, college or university for players who are younger than the school's regular varsity team. This is usually in American football and basketball. The junior varsity competes against similar teams from other schools.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: junior varsity