Definition of Minor


  • a young person of either sex
    "she writes books for children"
    "they're just kids"
    "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
    - small fry


  • limited in size or scope
    "a small business"
    "a newspaper with a modest circulation"
    "small-scale plans"
    "a pocket-size country"
    - small scale - pocket size - pocket sized
  • warranting only temporal punishment
    "venial sin"
  • of the younger of two boys with the same family name
    "Jones minor"
    - minor(ip)
  • of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization
  • of lesser seriousness or danger
    "suffered only minor injuries"
    "some minor flooding"
    "a minor tropical disturbance"
  • not of legal age
    "minor children"
  • of a scale or mode
    "the minor keys"
    "in B flat minor"
  • inferior in number or size or amount
    "a minor share of the profits"
    "Ursa Minor"
  • lesser in scope or effect
    "had minor differences"
    "a minor disturbance"
  • of lesser importance or stature or rank
    "a minor poet"
    "had a minor part in the play"
    "a minor official"
    "many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen"
    "minor back roads"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Minor

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Unscramble minor

30 unscramble word found using the letters minor.

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