minor minor  /ˈmaɪ nər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a young person of either sex
  2. (adj) of lesser importance or stature or rank
  3. (adj) lesser in scope or effect
  4. (adj) inferior in number or size or amount
  5. (adj) of a scale or mode
  6. (adj) not of legal age
  7. (adj) of lesser seriousness or danger
  8. (adj) of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization
  9. (adj) of the younger of two boys with the same family name
  10. (adj) warranting only temporal punishment
  11. (adj) limited in size or scope

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In towns big and small, fans like these are packing in minor-league parks.
  2. Big-league baseball faces a strike and dwindling crowds, but the minors are reinvigorating the game.
  3. The only minor-party candidate professing a serious attempt upon the electorate is Frank Elbridge Webb, Farmer-Laborite.

News

  1. Royals Minor League report: June 11

    Royals Minor League report: June 11
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Kansas City Royals

  2. Minor Leaguer Takes Mature Strides To Become Better

    Tyler Saladino is one of thousands of minor league baseball players hoping to make it to the major leagues. He plays in Alabama for the Birmingham Barons, the AA affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. Last year, NPR profiled Saladino. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting

  3. Minor league baseball: Disastrous sixth inning sinks Salt Lake Bees

    Minor league baseball: Disastrous sixth inning sinks Salt Lake Bees Published Jun 11, 2013 11:20PM MDT Terrible sixth inning sinks Salt Lake Colorado hit a two-run homer and a grand slam during a 10-run sixth inning, wiping out the Bees’ 9-1 lead en route to a 15-9 victory Tuesday in PCL baseball. Roberto Lopez hit an RBI double in the second inning to give the Bees (33-33) a 4-0 lead. Trent ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

Quotes

  1. "It was just a minor misunderstanding," Stallone told reporters "They were just doing their jobs. I just didn't understand some of the rules here."
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Sylvester Stallone Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "He's got a little destiny to him - his entire career, throughout minor hockey, junior hockey, NHL," Canada executive director Steve Yzerman said about Crosby. "So it's just another monumental moment in his career. And he's what, 22 still?...
    on Feb 28, 2010 By: Steve Yzerman Source: msnbc.com

  3. "The Skywalkers aren't in it-it's about minor characters," the 63-year-old Lucas told the newspaper. "It has nothing to do with Luke Skywalker or Darth Vader or any of those people. It's completely different."
    on Oct 17, 2007 By: George Lucas Source: E! Online

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periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /