Definitions for minionˈmɪn yən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

min•ionˈmɪn yən(n.)

  1. a servile follower or subordinate.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. a minor official.

  3. a favored person.

Origin of minion:

1490–1500; < MF mignon, alter., by suffix replacement, of OF mignot darling

Princeton's WordNet

  1. minion(noun)

    a servile or fawning dependant

Wiktionary

  1. minion(Noun)

    A loyal servant of another, usually more powerful being.

    The archvillain deployed his minions to simultaneously rob every bank in the city.

  2. minion(Noun)

    A sycophantic follower

  3. minion(Noun)

    An order of angel in Christian angelology, ranked above angels and below thrones.

  4. minion(Adjective)

    Favoured, beloved; "pet".

  5. Origin: 1490, from mignon, from mignot, of origin, from *, from minþiō, from men-. Cognate with minnja, minnea. More at mind.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Minion(noun)

    minimum

  2. Minion(noun)

    a loved one; one highly esteemed and favored; -- in a good sense

  3. Minion(noun)

    an obsequious or servile dependent or agent of another; a fawning favorite

  4. Minion(noun)

    a small kind of type, in size between brevier and nonpareil

  5. Minion(noun)

    an ancient form of ordnance, the caliber of which was about three inches

  6. Minion(adj)

    fine; trim; dainty


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

minion(noun)

a slave-like follower or employee.

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