What does minion mean?

Definitions for minionˈmɪn yən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. minion(noun)

    a servile or fawning dependant


  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)


  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

  7. Origin: [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.]


  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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