Meaning of “minion” in the English Dictionary

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"minion" in British English

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minionnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmɪn.jən/ us /ˈmɪn.jən/ usually disapproving

a person who is not important and who has to do what another person of higher rank orders them to do:

He sent one of his minions to do something about it.

(Definition of “minion” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)