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Definition of the noun minion

What does minion mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: minions

  1. a servile or fawning dependant
    • example: He is just a minion of the minister.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: dependant / dependent = a person who relies on another person for support

Alternative definition of the noun minion


  1. A loyal servant of another, usually more powerful being.
  2. A sycophantic follower
  3. [context: Biblical tradition] An order of angel in Christian angelology, ranked above angels and below thrones.

Definition of the adjective minion

What does minion mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. Favoured, beloved; "pet".


"Minion" a.k.a. "The Minion", is a 1998 American and Canadian action supernatural horror film directed by Jean-Marc Piché and starring Dolph Lundgren and Françoise Robertson.


  1. Minion is a fictional character from the 2010 computer-animated superhero action comedy film Megamind.
  2. Minion is a fictional DC Comics superhero best known as a member of the Teen Titans and for giving the Omegadrome armor to Cyborg. He first appears in New Teen Titans #114, and was created by Marv Wolfman and Rick Mays.
  3. Minion is a fictional character in the 2011 comedic adventure/fantasy film Your Highness.
  4. Minion is a fictional character from the 2008 film Wild Child.
  5. Minion is a fictional character from the 2006 film Lifeblood.

There are other characters with in their name, like Jerry the Minion.


Minion is a musical group.


  1. Minion is a digital typeface designed by Robert Slimbach in 1990 for Adobe Systems. The name comes from the traditional naming system for type sizes, in which minion is between nonpareil and brevier. It is inspired by late Renaissance-era type.
  2. The minion was a type of small cannon used during the Tudor period and into the late 17th century. The minion was of a small bore typically 3-inch and fired a 5-pound cannonball. It saw action in the English Civil War as an antipersonnel weapon and was known as a Minion Drake, derived from either the Latin word for dragon or from the famous seafarer Sir Francis Drake.
  3. Minion is a solver for constraint satisfaction problems. Unlike constraint programming toolkits, which expect users to write programs in a traditional programming language like C++, Java or Prolog, Minion takes a text file which specifies the problem, and solves using only this. This makes using Minion much simpler, at the cost of much less customization.
  4. Minion is a chatting widget developed by DevArzz, the South Korean server. It is created with Python 2.7.x version and twistedmatrix 11.0 library. Minion is not a software, but it is a program that can be built on to the Web browsers. In addition, there are public and non-public channels; non-public channels are usually installed on the private web pages, but it can be upgraded to public later on as they pay.

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Google previewThe Forbidden (2006)

by L. A. Banks

Booklist "Minion is an action-packed journey through a world of vampire hunters and hunted, told with the flavor and rhythm of the hip-hop generation. If you enjoy Anne Rice, Blade or Buffy, then Minion is the novel you have been waiting for.

Google previewThe Awakening (2004)

by L. A. Banks

Minion is a delicious read, leaving the reader licking one's lips and wanting more. ” —Fangoria “Minion is the thrilling debut of what promises to be an exciting, groundbreaking series. L. A. Banks has created a magical, brilliantly imagined ...

Google previewTrends in Constraint Programming (2013)

by Frédéric Benhamou, Narendra Jussien, Barry A. O'Sullivan

MINION is a general-purpose constraint solver that relies on a matrix-oriented modeling language which supports a lean and optimized implementation. The ultimate objective is to rely on an external modeling language like ESSENCE to ...

Google previewThe Hunted (2005)

by L. A. Banks

Minion is the first appetizer setting up the next course. As in any delectable meal, it is the savory morsels of each bite that count. So fasten your seatbelt and enjoy a ride littered with holy water, vamp ooze and a layered web of political intrigue ...

Google previewECAI 2006 (2006)

17th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence by G. Brewka, S. Coradeschi, A. Perini

Minion is a general-purpose constraint solver, with an expressive input language based on the common constraint modelling device of matrix models. Focussing on matrix models supports a highly-optimised implementation, exploiting the ...

Google previewLearning SaltStack (2015)

by Colton Myers

The term minion refers to the servers connected to and controlled by a master. Installing with Salt-Bootstrap Information about ...

Google previewAnticipation and Medicine (2016)

by Mihai Nadin

The Oxford Nanopore Technologies MinION platform is the first available commercial example of nanopore sequencing, following beta-testing in 2014. MinION is a hand-held device which produces much longer reads than other technologies ...

Google previewThe American Review of Reviews (1908)

'The Do— minion is the United States'nearest neighbor,—nearest as to place, race, speech, and financial interests. The United States yearly sends to Canada almost 100,000 settlers, and this number does not include the Pullman- passenger ...

Google previewThe Book of Common Prayer ... Together with Such of the Sunday Lessons as are Taken from the Old Testament. With Notes, by Sir J. Bayley, Knt (1824)

“there was given dominion and glory, and “a kingdom, that all people, nations, and “languages should serve him, whose do“minion is an everlasting dominion, which “shall not pass away, and whose kingdom “is that which shall not be ...

Google previewThe Church Missionary Review (1885)

Santdl Minion is the permanent organization, and is of course primarily to the heathen. 1- One of the C.M.S. churches which appear in the pictures in our Almanack this year is that at Tsljharn, in which the “ mission " was held. imperfect one, ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1888)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

Mr Sweet's (minion is that it is a poem composed before the Teutonic conquest of England. ' The localities are purely continental : the scenery is laid among the Goths of Sweden and the Danes ; in the episodes the Swedes, Frisians, and other ...

Google previewThe Gardeners and Florists Dictionary, Or a Complete System of Horticulture: ... To which is Added, A Catalogue of Curious Trees, Plants and Fruits, ... In Two Volumes. By Philip Miller ... (1724)

by Philip Miller

fArly Nutmeg *-* Violet Hatif Minion Brugnon Elruge Varmash Murrey Red Roman Newington Peterborough's Italian Italian Arabian Geneva Scarlet, Parts clean from the Stone French Nectarine Late Green Late Yellow, or Temple's Nectarine ...

Google previewWinston's cumulative loose-leaf encyclopedia (1922)

a comprehensive reference work by Thomas Edward Finegan

Minion. Ministers. coal which has been ' holed.' By this system the entire coal- seam is at once extracted, while the empty space or ' goaf ' is filled in with waste material as the work advances. Timbers are also largely used to sustain the roof of ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia ... (1830)

by Sir David Brewster

Minion. 17 | Ordinary face mortar .

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (2012)

by Ernest Weekley

minnesinger, minion. minim [mus.]. L. minimus, because orig., in ancient notation, the shortest note. Cf. minimize, coined by Bentham; minimalist, incorr. rendering of Russ. menshevik (q.v.); minimum (of. maximum). mynyrn of songe: minima ...

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Scrabble value of M3I1N1I1O1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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