minion definition

  • noun:
    • An obsequious follower or centered; a sycophant.
    • A subordinate official, specially a servile one.
    • person who is extremely esteemed or favored; a darling.
    • A loyal servant of another, often a more powerful being.
    • A sycophantic follower
    • Minimal.
    • someone you care about; one extremely esteemed and preferred; -- in a good sense.
    • An obsequious or servile dependent or representative of another; a fawning favorite.
    • A small form of kind, in dimensions between brevier and nonpareil.
    • An ancient type of ordnance, the caliber of which was about three inches.
    • a person who or whatever is beloved; a popular; a darling.
    • An intriguing specialty; one that gains grace by vile or unworthy means; a servile creature.
    • therefore A pert or saucy girl or girl; one who is simply too strong or ahead; a minx.
    • a tiny printing-type, about 10½ lines into the inch, advanced between your sizes nonpareil (compact) and brevier (bigger).
    • A type of cannon used within the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
    • An obsolete variation of minium.
    • The sittings of ironstone after calcination during the iron-furnaces.
    • a servile or fawning dependant
  • adjective:
    • Favoured, beloved; "pet".
    • good; trim; dainty.
  • others:
    • good; trim; dainty; fragile.

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