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minor


I - noun
a young person of either sex (Freq. 2)
- she writes books for children
- they're just kids
- 'tiddler' is a British term for youngster
Syn:
child, kid, youngster, shaver, nipper,
small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling
Derivationally related forms:
childly (for: child), childhood (for: child)
Hypernyms:
juvenile, juvenile person
Hyponyms:
bairn, buster, changeling, child prodigy, infant prodigy,
wonder child, foster-child, foster child, fosterling, imp, scamp,
monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag, kiddy,
orphan, peanut, pickaninny, piccaninny, picaninny, poster child,
preschooler, kindergartner, kindergartener, silly, sprog, toddler,
yearling, tot, bambino, urchin, waif, street child
Part Meronyms:
child's body

II - adjective
1. of lesser importance or stature or rank (Freq. 6)
- a minor poet
- had a minor part in the play
- a minor official
- many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen
- minor back roads
Ant:
major
Similar to:
insignificant, peanut, secondary
2. lesser in scope or effect (Freq. 3)
- had minor differences
- a minor disturbance
Ant:
major
3. inferior in number or size or amount (Freq. 2)
- a minor share of the profits
- Ursa Minor
Ant:
major
Derivationally related forms:
minority
Attrubites:
minority
4. of a scale or mode (Freq. 1)
- the minor keys
- in B flat minor
Ant:
major
Topics:
music
5. not of legal age (Freq. 1)
- minor children
Syn:
nonaged, underage
Ant:
major
Derivationally related forms:
minority
Topics:
law, jurisprudence
6. of lesser seriousness or danger
- suffered only minor injuries
- some minor flooding
- a minor tropical disturbance
Ant:
major
7. of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization
Ant:
major
8. of the younger of two boys with the same family name
- Jones minor
Similar to:
junior
Regions:
United Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great Britain
9. warranting only temporal punishment
- venial sin
Syn:
venial
Similar to:
pardonable
Topics:
theology, divinity
10. limited in size or scope
- a small business
- a newspaper with a modest circulation
- small-scale plans
- a pocket-size country
Syn:
modest, small, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized
Similar to:
limited
Derivationally related forms:
smallness (for: small)

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