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1. minor

adjective. ['ˈmaɪnɝ'] of lesser importance or stature or rank.

Synonyms

  • secondary
  • insignificant

Antonyms

  • ancestor
  • wise
  • serious

Etymology

  • minor (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Minor

  • bodensteiner
  • recliner
  • decliner
  • refiner
  • designer
  • berliner
  • whiner
  • stiner
  • steiner
  • shriner
  • shreiner
  • schriner
  • schreiner
  • kriner
  • kreiner
  • kleiner
  • griner
  • greiner
  • criner
  • bryner
  • briner
  • breiner
  • zeiner
  • wyner
  • winer
  • wiener
  • weiner
  • viner
  • tyner
  • tiner

Example sentences of the word minor


1. Noun, singular or mass
Some states require that the minor's principal or school superintendent approve.

2. Adjective
With both the major and minor components, the pectoral breast muscles cover almost the entire front upper chest.

Quotes containing the word minor


1. Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures.
- Vince Lombardi

2. Yeah, Quirrell was a great teacher. There was just that minor drawback of him having Lord Voldemort sticking out of the back of his head!
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

3. We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
- Stephen Hawking

2. minor-league_club

noun. a team that plays in a minor league.

Synonyms

  • farm club
  • minor league
  • minors
  • minor-league team
  • bush league
  • bush leaguer
  • farm team
  • team
  • minor leaguer

Antonyms

  • offense
  • defense
  • defence

3. minor-league_team

noun. a team that plays in a minor league.

Synonyms

  • farm club
  • minor league
  • minors
  • bush league
  • bush leaguer
  • farm team
  • minor-league club
  • team
  • minor leaguer

Antonyms

  • offense
  • defense
  • defence

4. minor

noun. ['ˈmaɪnɝ'] a young person of either sex.

Synonyms

  • piccaninny
  • sprog
  • juvenile person
  • preschooler
  • kiddy
  • nestling
  • changeling
  • bairn
  • poster child
  • kindergartener
  • monkey
  • kid
  • scallywag
  • orphan
  • urchin
  • fry
  • child prodigy
  • tyke
  • picaninny
  • bambino
  • waif
  • kindergartner
  • small fry
  • foster child
  • tiddler
  • tike
  • rascal
  • pickaninny
  • peanut
  • child's body
  • child
  • silly
  • infant prodigy
  • juvenile
  • street child
  • shaver
  • fosterling
  • wonder child
  • rapscallion
  • youngster
  • nipper
  • scamp
  • toddler
  • tot
  • buster
  • foster-child
  • scalawag
  • yearling

Antonyms

  • woman
  • big
  • large
  • superior

Etymology

  • minor (Latin)

5. minor

adjective. ['ˈmaɪnɝ'] inferior in number or size or amount.

Antonyms

  • majority

Etymology

  • minor (Latin)

6. minor

adjective. ['ˈmaɪnɝ'] not of legal age.

Synonyms

  • underage

Antonyms

  • good person
  • cool

Etymology

  • minor (Latin)

7. minor

adjective. ['ˈmaɪnɝ'] limited in size or scope.

Synonyms

  • pocket-size
  • small
  • modest
  • limited
  • pocket-sized

Antonyms

  • idle
  • male offspring
  • female offspring
  • parent

Etymology

  • minor (Latin)

8. minor

adjective. ['ˈmaɪnɝ'] of the younger of two boys with the same family name.

Antonyms

  • mature

Etymology

  • minor (Latin)

9. minor

adjective. ['ˈmaɪnɝ'] warranting only temporal punishment.

Synonyms

  • pardonable

Antonyms

  • clearheaded
  • dignified

Etymology

  • minor (Latin)
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