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Definition of "minion" []

  • An obsequious follower or dependent; a sycophant. (noun)
  • A subordinate official, especially a servile one. (noun)
  • One who is highly esteemed or favored; a darling. (noun)

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.

Use "minion" in a sentence
  • "Her greatest sources of comfort and confidence come from her smoking hot, super-supportive boyfriend, a reformed super-villain minion known as Thugboy, and her best friend, the hard-partying, ass-kicking Ninjette."
  • "Stormtroopers versus Borg in a fight to see which expendable minion is the most expendable?"
  • "A minion is of a power level equivalent to any other monster except it has only one hit point."