minion

  • 1 Minion — Schriftart Minion Kategorie Serif …

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  • 2 Minion — Min ion, n. [F. mignon, fr. OHG. minni love, G. minne; akin to E. mind. See {Mind}, and cf. {Mignonette}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A loved one; one highly esteemed and favored; in a good sense. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] God s disciple and his dearest… …

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  • 3 Minion — Min ion, a. [See 2d {Minion}.] Fine; trim; dainty. [Obs.] Their . . . minion dancing. Fryth. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 minion — ► NOUN ▪ a servile or unimportant follower of a powerful person. ORIGIN from French mignon pretty, dainty, sweet ; the term was originally used in a derogatory way to refer to a homoerotic relationship between a male minion and his patron …

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  • 5 Minion — Min ion, n. Minimum. [Obs.] Burton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 Minion — (fr., spr. Miniong, Schriftg.), so v.w. Mignonne …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 minion — MINIÓN s.n. (Poligr.) Colonel. [pron. nion. / < fr. mignon, germ. Mignon]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 19.11.2008. Sursa: DN …

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  • 8 minion — (n.) c.1500, a favorite; a darling; a low dependant; one who pleases rather than benefits [Johnson], from M.Fr. mignon a favorite, darling (n.), also a term of (probably homosexual) abuse; as an adjective, dainty, pleasing, favorite, from O.Fr.… …

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  • 9 minion — [n] sycophant backscratcher*, backslapper*, bootlicker*, brownnoser*, dependent, doormat, fan, fawner, flatterer, flunky*, follower, groupie, hanger on*, lackey, parasite, puppet, slave, stooge*, subordinate, toady, yes man/woman, yes person;… …

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  • 10 minion — minion1 [min′yən] n. [Fr mignon, favorite, darling: see MIGNON] 1. a favorite, esp. one who is a fawning, servile follower: term of contempt 2. a subordinate official, deputy, or the like 3. Obs. a mistress or paramour adj. Rare delicate, dainty …

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  • 11 Minion — A minion is a follower devoted to serving his/her master relentlessly. Minion may refer to: Contents 1 Computing 2 Arts and entertainment …

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  • 12 minion —    In The Dream of Fair Women, by Henry Williamson, a young man addresses a woman as Mignon. ‘Surely you know,’ says the woman so addressed to someone who overhears the expression, ‘it is a French word, meaning darling?’ The English equivalent of …

    A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • 13 minion — UK [ˈmɪnjən] / US noun [countable] Word forms minion : singular minion plural minions an unimportant person who has to do what a more powerful person tells them to do …

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  • 14 minion — 1. noun /ˈmɪnjən/ a) A loyal servant of another, usually more powerful being. The archvillain deployed his minions to simultaneously rob every bank in the city. b) A sycophantic follower …

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  • 15 minion — Миньон (Minion)     Шрифт, кегль [высота шрифта, размер] которого равен 7 пунктам (minion2,46 мм в системе pica [англо американская единица размера шрифта]; minion3,63 мм в системе Дидо [европейская единица размера шрифта]).     Миньон от фр.… …

    Шрифтовая терминология

  • 16 minion — noun if working for you means being your minion, I m not the person you re looking for Syn: underling, henchman, flunky, lackey, hanger on, follower, servant, hireling, vassal, stooge, toady, sycophant; informal yes man, trained seal, bootlicker …

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  • 17 minion — noun Etymology: Middle French mignon darling Date: circa 1500 1. a servile dependent, follower, or underling 2. one highly favored ; idol 3. a subordinate or petty official …

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  • 18 minion — /min yeuhn/, n. 1. a servile follower or subordinate of a person in power. 2. a favored or highly regarded person. 3. a minor official. 4. Print. a 7 point type. adj. 5. dainty; elegant; trim; pretty. [1490 1500; < MF mignon, for OF mignot dainty …

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  • 19 Minion — Миньон (шрифт кегля 7) …

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  • 20 minion — Synonyms and related words: Charlie McCarthy, adherent, agent, ancilla, apple polisher, appliance, ass licker, backscratcher, backslapper, bootlick, bootlicker, brown nose, brownie, clawback, contrivance, cosset, courtier, creature, cringer,… …

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