Definition of "mini" []

  • Something that is distinctively smaller than other members of its type or class. (noun)
  • A miniskirt. (noun)
  • (of a woman's dress, skirt, etc) very short; thigh-length (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Small; miniature (adjective)
  • Something very small of its kind, esp a small car or a miniskirt (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "mini" in a sentence
  • "Magnetic resonance imaging MRI scans have led to another confusing use of the term mini-stroke."
  • "The term mini greenhouse can refer to several styles of greenhouse:"
  • "He has four TVs—including a 46-inch Internet TV and a 37-inch screen in what he called a "mini man cave"—but still prefers a transistor radio and his pair of half-broken headphones."