Definition of minor :
1. A Minorite; a Franciscan friar.
2. A person of either sex who has not attained the age at which full civil rights are accorded; an infant; in England and the United States, one under twenty- one years of age.
3. Inferior in bulk, degree, importance, etc.; less; smaller; of little account; as, minor divisions of a body.
4. Less by a semitone in interval or difference of pitch; as, a minor third.
5. The minor term, that is, the subject of the conclusion; also, the minor premise, that is, that premise which contains the minor term; in hypothetical syllogisms, the categorical premise. It is the second proposition of a regular syllogism, as in the following: Every act of injustice partakes of meanness; to take money from another by gaming is an act of injustice; therefore, the taking of money from another by gaming partakes of meanness.
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adolescent (part of speech: noun)
unimportant (part of speech: adjective)
youngster (part of speech: noun)
small (part of speech: adjective)
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- No one of equal power seems to have taken their place; but there is reason to think that the Mushki, who had brought them low, now filled some of their room in Asia Minor. - "The Ancient East", D. G. Hogarth.
- You're a minor as well as a nuisance. - "Ghost Beyond the Gate", Mildred A. Wirt.
- Some of these minor potentates are white and some black. - "Success With Small Fruits", E. P. Roe.