Definitions For Minor


  • A young person of either sex
  • A person who is not yet old enough to have the rights of an adult
  • A second subject studied by a college or university student in addition to a main subject


  • Have as one's secondary field of study


  • Relatively moderate, limited, or small
  • Warranting only temporal punishment
  • Of the younger of two boys with the same family name


  • Inferior in number or size or amount
  • Lesser in scope or effect
  • Not of legal age
  • (of a scale or mode) having half steps between the second and third degrees, and (usually) the fifth and sixth degrees, and the seventh and eighth degrees
  • Of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization
  • Of lesser importance or stature or rank
  • Of lesser seriousness or danger

Is Minor a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Minor is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Minor in a Sentence

  • Her role in the project was minor.
  • I'm not worried about minor details.
  • The grant covered only a minor part of the cost.
  • Families with children who are still minors
  • The nightclub was shut down for selling alcohol to a minor.
  • She majored in chemistry with a minor in biology.

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