noun \ˈmin-yən\

: someone who is not powerful or important and who obeys the orders of a powerful leader or boss

Full Definition of MINION

:  a servile dependent, follower, or underling
:  one highly favored :  idol
:  a subordinate or petty official

Examples of MINION

  1. one of the boss's minions
  2. <most of the top appointments went to the new governor's personal minions and political cronies>

Origin of MINION

Middle French mignon darling
First Known Use: circa 1500

Rhymes with MINION


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