Meaning of MINOR in English


n. 25B6; adjective

a minor problem : SLIGHT, small; unimportant, insignificant, inconsequential, inconsiderable, subsidiary, negligible, trivial, trifling, paltry, petty; N. Amer. nickel-and-dime; informal piffling, piddling.

a minor poet : LITTLE KNOWN, unknown, lesser, unimportant, insignificant, obscure; N. Amer. minor-league; informal small-time; N. Amer. informal two-bit.

(Brit.) Smith minor : JUNIOR, younger.

major, important.

25B6; noun the heir to the throne was a minor : CHILD, infant, youth, adolescent, teenager, boy, girl; informal kid, kiddie.


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