minion minion  /ˈmɪn jən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a servile or fawning dependant

Usage(s):

  1. They are a marvelously believable pair of soul mates; Tucci makes the transition from playing Streep's gay minion in The Devil Wears Prada to playing her lusty spouse look effortless.
  2. This is done by his far from humble minion, Black Peter, a capering minstrel in braided doublet, van Dyck ruff and Renaissance plumed hat.
  3. It is a parable that can be read in 45 minutes by a multi-tasking minion.

News

  1. Despicable Me 2: New Clip -- Watch Now!

    The Minions of Despicable Me 2 lay on the charm in this brand new clip from the upcoming flick. The official logline: In Summer 2013, get ready for more minion madness in Despicable Me 2. Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team create an all-new comedy animated adventure featuring the return of Gru, the girls, [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Just Jared Jr.

  2. Universal Studios Hollywood Announces New Details Regarding Plans for Highly Anticipated "Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ...

    UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Universal Studios Hollywood SM today announced that the theme park will be home to the newest version of the wildly popular "Despicable Me Minion ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Giant character from animated movie 'Despicable Me 2' flies over El Paso

    It wasn't the typical aircraft you see flying in the sky. A giant "Minion" was seen floating in the air along Interstate 10 in El Paso Monday morning.  Despicablimp is what its called.  The blimp is a ploy to promote "Despicable Me 2" that comes out July 3.  You can track the blimp and see pictures of its travels posted from people across the country at  www.despicablimp.co m. The blimp is 165 ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KFOX 14 El Paso

Quotes

  1. "My kids loved the film, although my son said he wished I'd been a minion," Carell says, adding with a smile, "Well, they are pretty adorable."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Steve Carell Source: Hamilton Spectator

  2. "You are a coward and the minion of employers in Israel because you're going to give them money they don't deserve," Peretz told the Knesset. "You're afraid to confront them. I'm a populist on behalf of Israeli society, but that's better than...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Amir Peretz Source: Ha'aretz

  3. "I'm going to open up this case. I'm going to sue CAIR. I'm bringing a lawsuit back against them. It's going to cost me a fortune. And when Judge Illston rejects it again, which she will do because she's a minion of the Bill Clinton crowd, I'm going...
    on Aug 10, 2008 By: Michael Savage Source: WorldNetDaily

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periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /