child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling(adj)
a young person of either sex
"she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
chela, kid, nestling, tiddler, pip-squeak, claw, electric razor, nipper, shaver, pincer, kidskin, boor, peasant, barbarian, squirt, churl, tyke, child, tike, small fry, youngster, electric shaver, baby bird, fry, baby
of lesser importance or stature or rank
"a minor poet"; "had a minor part in the play"; "a minor official"; "many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen"; "minor back roads"
lesser in scope or effect
"had minor differences"; "a minor disturbance"
inferior in number or size or amount
"a minor share of the profits"; "Ursa Minor"
of a scale or mode
"the minor keys"; "in B flat minor"
minor, nonaged, underage(adj)
not of legal age
of lesser seriousness or danger
"suffered only minor injuries"; "some minor flooding"; "a minor tropical disturbance"
of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization
of the younger of two boys with the same family name
warranting only temporal punishment
minor, modest, small, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized(adj)
limited in size or scope
"a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country"
Of little significance or importance.
The physical appearance of a candidate is a minor factor in recruitment.
Of a scale which has lowered scale degrees three, six, and seven relative to major, but with the sixth and seventh not always lowered
a minor scale.
being the smaller of the two intervals denoted by the same ordinal number
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List of paraphrases for "minor":
minors, small, slight, juvenile, underage, under-age, juveniles, secondary, mild, petty, low, miner, mineurs, miners, small-scale, slightly, lesser, lower, child, less, light, little, insignificant, lightweight, minimal, marginal, unimportant, modest, trivial, lowest, simple, children, under-aged, non-substantial
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How to use minor in a sentence?
We will this year probably every now and then be confronted with unpleasant news related to 'Dieselgate', the damage will, on balance, not be minor, that much can already be said today, but Volkswagen luckily has a strong economic base.
Trump asked for $ 800k in attorneys' fees, costs and sanctions from the minor defamation case. The ct awarded well less than 1/2, recognizing that the request was gross excessive, the amount in fees awarded Stormy in the main NDA case will be at least $ 1 million more than this.
When the police arrived, Anthony Prate was taken into custody and is currently being held in CookCounty Jail without bond. Daniels grisly death has put the spotlight back on the bizarre events leading up to the death of Anthony Prate first wife, Bridget Prate, who died in 2011. CHICAGO TODDLER UNHURT AS FATHER AND ANOTHER MAN DIE IN GUNFIRE EXCHANGE In that incident, Anthony Prate claimed Anthony Prate overheard Anthony Prate wife talking to another man and said they were plotting to kill Anthony Prate. Anthony Prate dialed 911 and demanded that both Anthony Prate wife of nearly 20 years and the man she was talking to be arrested. When authorities arrived, Bridget Prate told them it had all been a big misunderstanding and the officers left. Anthony Prate was charged with first-degree murder in the Nov. 23 death of Anthony Prate girlfriend Malgorzata Daniel, a 48-year-old nurse who authorities said was stabbed 30 times in her home. ( Cook County Jail) Less than a week later, she was dead. Police found Bridgets crumpled body under the dashboard of a car that crashed while Prate was driving. Anthony Prate told the police that Anthony Prate wife had unbuckled Bridget Prate seat belt to look for Bridget Prate purse and a water bottle just seconds before Anthony Prate lost control of the vehicle, crossed over the center line, and hit an oncoming car and a tree before coming to a stop. When paramedics arrived, three bystanders had surrounded the car while Anthony Prate attempted to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to Anthony Prate wife. Bridget Prate didnt have a pulse and Bridget Prate wasnt breathing. One of the bystanders said Anthony Prate, who had suffered only minor injuries, looked frantic and shocked.
The injuries, losses and harm to the plaintiff were caused by the negligence and carelessness of the minor defendant in that a reasonable eight year old under those circumstances would know or should have known that a forceful greeting such as the one delivered by the defendant could cause the harms and losses suffered by the plaintiff.
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
Translations for minor
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- plant dan oedWelsh
- bifag, ubetydelig, mol, mindreårig, mindreDanish
- unbedeutend, geringfügig, moll, klein, Minderjährige, Minderjähriger, gering, minderjährige Person, Nebenfach, geringerGerman
- μικρή, μινόρε, ήσσων, ελάσσων, ασήμαντοςGreek
- menor de edad, menorSpanish
- کسی که زیر سن قانونی استPersian
- molli, sivuaineopiskelija, suorittaa, vähämerkityksinen, vähäinen, alaikäinen, sivuaineFinnish
- 未成年者, マイナーJapanese
- minderjarige, onbelangrijk, bijvakDutch
- menor, menor de idadePortuguese
- ма́лый, второстепе́нный, малоле́тний, [[непро́фильный]] [[предме́т]], мино́рный, несовершенноле́тний, незначи́тельный, незначительныйRussian
- küçük, reşit olmayan, ergin olmayan, tâlî, rüşte ermemiş, yardımcı, minör, ikincilTurkish
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