What does Minion mean?

Definitions for Minion
ˈmɪn yənMin·ion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. minionnoun

    a servile or fawning dependant

Wiktionary

  1. minionnoun

    A loyal servant of another, usually more powerful being.

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

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

  2. minionnoun

    A sycophantic follower

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

  3. minionnoun

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

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

  4. minionadjective

    Favoured, beloved; "pet".

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Minionnoun

    minimum

    Etymology: [See 2d Minion.]

  2. Minionnoun

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

    Etymology: [See 2d Minion.]

  3. Minionnoun

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

    Etymology: [See 2d Minion.]

  4. Minionnoun

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

    Etymology: [See 2d Minion.]

  5. Minionnoun

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

    Etymology: [See 2d Minion.]

  6. Minionadjective

    fine; trim; dainty

    Etymology: [See 2d Minion.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Minion

    min′yun, n. a darling, a favourite, esp. of a prince: a flatterer: a fawning favourite: (print.) a small kind of type, about 10½ lines to the inch, between nonpareil and brevier. [Fr. mignon, a darling—Old High Ger. minna, minne, love.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. minion

    An old four-pounder gun about 7 feet long. Its point-blank range was 120 paces, with a random one of 1500. Bourne, in 1578, mentions the minion as requiring shot 3 inches in diameter.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. minion

    An ancient form of ordnance of small size, the caliber of which was about 3 inches.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Minion in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Minion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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