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minor meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of minor at MeaningMonkey.org. minor meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.

MINOR noun

Definition of minor (noun)

  1. a young person of either sex

MINOR adjective

Definition of minor (adjective)

  1. 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"
    • antonym: major
  2. lesser in scope or effect
    • "had minor differences"; "a minor disturbance"
    • antonym: major
  3. inferior in number or size or amount
    • "a minor share of the profits"; "Ursa Minor"
    • antonym: major
  4. of a scale or mode
    • "the minor keys"; "in B flat minor"
    • antonym: major
  5. not of legal age
  6. of lesser seriousness or danger
    • "suffered only minor injuries"; "some minor flooding"; "a minor tropical disturbance"
    • antonym: major
  7. of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization
  8. of the younger of two boys with the same family name
    • "Jones minor"
  9. warranting only temporal punishment
  10. limited in size or scope
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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