Meaning of MINOR in English


n. Function: adjective


Synonyms: LITTLE 3, casual, inconsiderable, insignificant, light, petty, shoestring, small-beer, trivial, unimportant

Related Words: dependent; inferior, piddling, trifling; junior, lower

Contrasted Words: meaningful, significant

Antonyms: major

2 lower in standing or reputation than others of the same class FF1C; a minor poet of the late eighteenth century FF1E;

Synonyms: bush, bush-league, dinky, insignificant, lesser, minor-league, secondary, small, small-fry, small-time

Related Words: average, fair, indifferent, mediocre, medium, middling, second-rate, undistinguished, unnoticeable; trivial, unimportant

Contrasted Words: chief, foremost, leading, principal

Antonyms: major

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