1. child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling, juvenile, juvenile person

usage: a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"


1. minor (vs. major), insignificant, peanut, secondary

usage: 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"

2. minor (vs. major)

usage: lesser in scope or effect; "had minor differences"; "a minor disturbance"

3. minor (vs. major)

usage: inferior in number or size or amount; "a minor share of the profits"; "Ursa Minor"

4. minor (vs. major)

usage: of a scale or mode; "the minor keys"; "in B flat minor"

5. minor (vs. major), nonaged, underage

usage: not of legal age; "minor children"

6. minor (vs. major)

usage: of lesser seriousness or danger; "suffered only minor injuries"; "some minor flooding"; "a minor tropical disturbance"

7. minor (vs. major)

usage: of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization

8. minor(postnominal), junior (vs. senior)

usage: of the younger of two boys with the same family name; "Jones minor"

9. minor, venial, pardonable (vs. unpardonable)

usage: warranting only temporal punishment; "venial sin"

10. minor, modest, small, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized, limited (vs. unlimited)

usage: limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country"

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