Definition of "minnows" []

  • A small slender European freshwater cyprinid fish, Phoxinus phoxinus (noun)
  • Any other small cyprinid (noun)
  • A spinning lure imitating a minnow (noun)
  • A small or insignificant person (noun)
  • Plural form of minnow. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "minnows" in a sentence
  • "Now the two male white mountain minnows are battling it out for squating rights of the cool new space I opened up under the filter."
  • "They did not have white cloud mountain minnows either by that name or by white cloud danio, so I headed to the fish store on University with Madagascar, some kitty litter, a water softening pillow for my tetra, and some other odds and ends in my passenger side seat."
  • "My poor, dumb white mountain minnows once again have laid eggs."