Synonyms for minor

Synonyms for (noun) minor

Synonyms: child, shaver, small fry, tike, tiddler, tyke, fry, minor, nestling, nipper, kid, youngster

Definition: a young person of either sex

Usage: she writes books for children; they're just kids; `tiddler' is a British term for youngster

Similar words: juvenile, juvenile person

Definition: a young person, not fully developed

Synonyms for (adjective) minor

Synonyms: minor, modest, pocket-size, pocket-sized, small, small-scale

Definition: limited in size or scope

Usage: a small business; a newspaper with a modest circulation; small-scale plans; a pocket-size country

Similar words: limited

Definition: small in range or scope

Usage: limited war; a limited success; a limited circle of friends


Synonyms: minor

Definition: of lesser importance or stature or rank

Usage: a minor poet; had a minor part in the play; a minor official; many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen; minor back roads

Similar words: peanut, insignificant

Definition: of little importance or influence or power; of minor status

Usage: a minor, insignificant bureaucrat; peanut politicians


Similar words: secondary

Definition: not of major importance

Usage: played a secondary role in world events


Synonyms: minor, venial

Definition: warranting only temporal punishment

Usage: venial sin

Similar words: pardonable

Definition: admitting of being pardoned


Synonyms: minor

Definition: of the younger of two boys with the same family name

Usage: Jones minor

Similar words: junior

Definition: younger; lower in rank; shorter in length of tenure or service