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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a servile or fawning dependant;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Minion \Min"ion\, a. [See 2d Minion.] Fine; trim; dainty. [Obs.] "Their . . . minion dancing." --Fryth. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Minion \Min"ion\, n. Minimum. [Obs.] --Burton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Minion \Min"ion\, n. [F. mignon, fr. OHG. minni love, G. minne; akin to E. mind. See Mind, and cf. Mignonette.] [1913 Webster] 1. A loved one; one highly esteemed and favored; -- in a good sense. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] God's disciple and his dearest minion. --Sylvester. [1913 Webster] Is this the Athenian minion whom the world Voiced so regardfully? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. An obsequious or servile dependent or agent of another; a fawning favorite. --Sir J. Davies. [1913 Webster] Go, rate thy minions, proud, insulting boy! --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. (Print.) A small kind of type, in size between brevier and nonpareil. [1913 Webster] 4. An ancient form of ordnance, the caliber of which was about three inches. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

minion n 1: a servile or fawning dependant
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

106 Moby Thesaurus words for "minion": Charlie McCarthy, adherent, agent, ancilla, apple-polisher, appliance, ass-licker, backscratcher, backslapper, bootlick, bootlicker, brown-nose, brownie, clawback, contrivance, cosset, courtier, creature, cringer, darling, dependent, device, disciple, dummy, dupe, favorite, fawner, feudatory, figurehead, flatterer, flunky, follower, fondling, footlicker, gillie, go-between, goon, groveler, handmaid, handmaiden, handshaker, hanger-on, helot, henchman, homager, idol, implement, inferior, instrument, interagent, intermediary, intermediate, intermedium, jackal, jewel, kowtower, lackey, led captain, lever, lickspit, lickspittle, liege, liege man, man, matinee idol, mealymouth, mechanism, mediator, medium, midwife, myrmidon, organ, pawn, peon, pet, plaything, preference, puppet, retainer, satellite, serf, servant, slave, spaniel, spoiled child, stooge, subordinate, suck, sycophant, thug, timeserver, toad, toadeater, toady, tool, toy, trucker, truckler, tufthunter, underling, understrapper, vassal, vehicle, votary, yeoman, yes-man