Minor

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Definition

minor: small, not important, not serious
adjective

a minor: a child, a person below the age of 18
noun
Note: don't confuse minor with miner (someone who works in a mine).

Examples

  • "Edward : I'm not a minor, I'm 18 years old!"
  • "Herbert : A minor detail babe."
  • "Minor victory: I've persuaded Horatio to wear rubber gloves after using the toilet."
  • "With just a few minor tweaks and several hundred billable hours, we are fairly certain that the Delavigne Corporation can restore its reputation at least for a few months - that's the Slick Brand Solutions guarantee*."
  • "He and his friends in finance managed to buy up stocks from minor shareholders of the company, including members of the Dulce family."
  • "You dealt with minor setbacks like Luna DeLune's absurd claim that her LunaBot ‘had bad energy' (we checked the voltage, she was fine)."
  • "Icarus got very sunburnt and spent the evening in the hospital with minor facial burns, but overall, the picnic was a success, no thanks to the rest of you!"
  • "Icarus also got very sunburnt and spent the evening in the hospital with minor facial burns."
  • "An infamous raider, Mazerati started out as a minor shareholder in D&C and spent years slowly accumulating the majority of the company's stock, discreetly buying up shares from the struggling members of the Dulce and Carpaccio families without the knowledge or approval of other stockholders."
  • "Serving alcohol to minors is illegal."

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