the minors

Definition of the minors

US, informal

  1. :  the minor leagues of baseball He spent his entire career in the minors.

Word by Word Definitions

minorplay minors
  1. :  inferior in importance, size, or degree :  comparatively unimportant

    :  not having reached majority (see majority 2)

    :  having half steps between the second and third, the fifth and sixth, and sometimes the seventh and eighth degrees

  1. :  a person who is not yet old enough to have the rights of an adult

    :  a minor musical interval, scale, key, or mode

    :  a minor academic subject

  1. :  to take courses in a minor subject

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