Definition of MINOR

  1. (noun)a young person of either sex
  2. (adj)of the younger of two boys with the same family name
  3. (adj)warranting only temporal punishment
  4. (adj)relatively moderate, limited, or small
  5. (adj)of lesser importance or stature or rank
  6. (adj)lesser in scope or effect
  7. (adj)inferior in number or size or amount
  8. (adj)(of a scale or mode) having half steps between the second and third degrees, and (usually) the fifth and sixth degrees, and the seventh and eighth degrees
  9. (adj)not of legal age
  10. (adj)of lesser seriousness or danger
  11. (adj)of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization
  12. (verb)have as one's secondary field of study