Lesser in seriousness or danger: a minor injury.
Law Being under legal age; not yet a legal adult.
Chiefly British Relating to or being the younger or junior of two pupils with the same surname.
Of or relating to a secondary area of academic specialization.
Logic Dealing with a more restricted category.
Music Relating to or being a minor scale.
Music Less in distance by a half step than the corresponding major interval.
Music Based on a minor scale: a minor key.
One that is lesser in comparison with others of the same class.
Law One who has not reached full legal age.
A secondary area of specialized academic study, requiring fewer courses or credits than a major.
One studying in a secondary area of specialization: She is a physics minor.
Logic A minor premise.
Logic A minor term.
Music A minor key, scale, or interval.
Sports The minor leagues of a sport, especially baseball.
To pursue academic studies in a minor field: minored in music.