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Related / Similar Words: child, kid, youngster, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling, modest, small, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized, nonaged, underage, venial

 

Definition:
  • a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they''re just kids"; "`tiddler'' is a British term for youngsters";
  • limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country";
  • inferior in number or size or amount; "a minor share of the profits"; "Ursa Minor";
  • lesser in scope or effect; "had minor differences"; "a minor disturbance";
  • not of legal age; "minor children";
  • of a scale or mode; "the minor keys"; "in B flat minor";
  • of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization;
  • of lesser importance or stature or rank; "a minor poet"; "had a minor part in the play"; "a minor official"; "many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen"; "minor back roads";
  • of lesser seriousness or danger; "suffered only minor injuries"; "some minor flooding"; "a minor tropical disturbance";
  • warranting only temporal punishment; "venial sin";

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    Hyponyms: bairn, buster, changeling, child prodigy, infant prodigy, wonder child, foster-child, fosterling, imp, scamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag, kiddy, orphan, peanut, pickaninny, piccaninny, picaninny, poster child, preschooler, silly, sprog, toddler, yearling, tot, bambino, urchin, waif, street child

     

    Attributes: minority

     

     
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