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Meaning of "minikin" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MINIKIN

From Dutch minneken, diminutive of minne love.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MINIKIN

minikin  [ˈmɪnɪkɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MINIKIN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Minikin can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES MINIKIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of minikin in the English dictionary

The definition of minikin in the dictionary is a small, dainty, or affected person or thing. Other definition of minikin is dainty, prim, or affected.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MINIKIN


canakin
ˈkænɪkɪn
canikin
ˈkænɪkɪn
cannikin
ˈkænɪkɪn
chicken
ˈtʃɪkɪn
henequen
ˈhɛnɪkɪn
henequin
ˈhɛnɪkɪn
heniquen
ˈhenɪkɪn
kicking
ˈkɪkɪn
ladykin
ˈleɪdɪkɪn
lambrequin
ˈlæmbrɪkɪn
larrikin
ˈlærɪkɪn
manikin
ˈmænɪkɪn
mannequin
ˈmænɪkɪn
mannikin
ˈmænɪkɪn
pannikin
ˈpænɪkɪn
pickin
ˈpɪkɪn
ramekin
ˈræmɪkɪn
ramequin
ˈræmɪkɪn
spilikin
ˈspɪlɪkɪn
Zworykin
ˈzwɔːrɪkɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MINIKIN

minicomputer
minidisc
minidisc player
minidish
minidress
minification
minified
minifies
minifloppy
minify
minilab
minim
minim rest
minima
minimal
minimal art
minimal artist
minimal free form
minimal invasive
minimal pair

WORDS THAT END LIKE MINIKIN

akin
bodikin
cuitikin
heartikin
Hodgkin
interleukin
kin
Larkin
likin
napkin
oilskin
parkin
Pekin
pumpkin
Pushkin
Rankin
sheepskin
skin
spillikin
takin

Synonyms and antonyms of minikin in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «minikin» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MINIKIN

Find out the translation of minikin to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of minikin from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «minikin» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

minikin
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Minikin
570 millions of speakers

English

minikin
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

minikin
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

minikin
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

minikin
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

minikin
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্ষুদ্রাকার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Minikin
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Minikin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

minikin
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

minikin
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

minikin
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Minikin
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vật nhỏ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பலம் குறைந்த மிகவும் நேர்த்தியான ஒருவர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मिडीकिन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ufacık şey
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

minikin
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

minikin
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

minikin
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

minikin
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

MINIKIN
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

schepseltje
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

minikin
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

minikin
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of minikin

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MINIKIN»

The term «minikin» is regularly used and occupies the 95.407 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MINIKIN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about minikin

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MINIKIN»

Discover the use of minikin in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to minikin and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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14 Books in 1 Jerome K Jeromes Three Men
correctly. "Know how much you're earning?" "She knows I live up here in this attic and do my own cooking," I answered. Minikin glanced round the room. "Must be fond of you." "She thinks I'm clever," I explained, "and that I shall make my way.
Jerome K. Jerome, 2006
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Minikin
Minikin, the smallest lamb in his flock, tries desperately to grow bigger so that he can be like all his friends.
Stephen Cosgrove, 2001
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The Plays of David Garrick: Garrick's own plays, 1767-1775
Enter Lord Minikin. lord minikin. What, is your Ladyship so soon returned from Lady Filigree's? lady minikin. I am sure, my Lord, I ought to be more surprised at your being here so soon when I saw you so well entertained in a tete-a-tete with a ...
David Garrick, Harry William Pedicord, Fredrick Louis Bergmann, 1980
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The Devil's Armor
“I see her, Minikin ...” Minikin's smile was prideful. “You are good. Better every day. I don't suppose you can tell me what the note says?” “Hmm, I don't think the bird knows that.” Minikin laughed, then went calmly to the dove. She spoke gently  ...
John Marco, 2004
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The Eyes of God
You are a treasure, my Minikin, he said. Do not fear. The albino is well, and the young Liirian. I have been watching them. Minikin let out a sigh of relief. From the rafters in the ceiling she heard the chorus of spirits do the same. Of all the Akari, ...
John Marco, 2003
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Dictionary Visions, Research and Practice: Selected papers ...
Consequently, OED3 features two homonymic entries — MINIKIN n.1 and a.1 ' sweetheart' and MINIKIN n.2 and a? 'lute-string'.“ OED3: MINIKIN n.1 and a.1 [ etymology and selected quotations] minikin, n.1 and a.1 Now rare. Forms: 15 mynikin ...
Henrik Gottlieb, Jens Erik Mogensen, 2007
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International Conference on Coastlines, Structures and ...
measured at time of max force x measured at time of max pressure Takahashi PROVERBS 90% norvexceedance Minikin as in the SPM Blackmore & Hewson with v=0.5 200 300 Pressure (kPa) Figure 8. Comparison of measured pressure ...
N. W. H. Allsop, 2005
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English Plays ...
Col. T1VY. Zounds! I've got between two fires ! Lady MINIKIN. Run into the closet. Col. TIV Y. [Runs to the closet. There's no retreat — the door is lock'd ! Lady MINIKIN, Behind the chimney board, Gymp. Col. TIVY. 1 shall certainly be taken ...
‎1789
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Bon Ton; or, High life above stairs. A comedy, in two acts, ...
Lord MINIKIN. Nay, my dear Lady Minikin, if you are resolved to play tragedy, I shall-mar away too, and pull out my cambrick handkerchiel. Lady MINIKIN. Ithink, my Lord, we had better retire to our apartments; my Weakness and your brutality  ...
‎1784
10
Atmospheric Physics: Background – Methods – Trends
38, 1163–1168 (2007) Gayet, J.-F., Auriol, F., Minikin, A., Ström, J., Seifert, M., Krejci, R., Petzold, A., Febvre, G., Schumann, U.: Quantitative measurement of the microphysical and optical properties of cirrus clouds with four different in situ ...
Ulrich Schumann, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MINIKIN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term minikin is used in the context of the following news items.
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Back with a bang: James Haynes' joy at York City Knights comeback
And Greg (Minikin) - you pass the ball to Greg and he does his thing." Next up for the Knights, who lie fourth, is a trip to bottom club South Wales Scorpions - the ... «The Press, York, Jul 15»
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York City Knights 40 Newcastle 8: York's class and power …
York: Haynes, Morrison, Channing, Minikin, B Dent, Presley, Howden, Applegarth, P Smith, Aldous, E Smith, Tonks, Nicholson Substitutes: ... «Yorkshire Post, Jul 15»
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Significant dual-reg decisions afoot for York City Knights - will the …
The Press Player of the Year standings: Minikin 21pts, E Smith 15, Tonks 14, Howden 9, Applegarth 8, Cunningham 8, Brining 7, Haynes 7, Nicholson 6, Aldous ... «The Press, York, Jul 15»
4
Ford wields axe as he seeks York City Knights improvement
Also out are Greg Minikin, due to his hamstring strain, and Nev Morrison, who is omitted for family reasons after a bereavement. Tyler Craig ... «The Press, York, Jul 15»
5
Hopes of quick-fire return for York City Knights top try-scorer Greg …
GREG MINIKIN might be back in action for York City Knights much sooner than originally thought - with an outside chance of returning for the big clash with ... «The Press, York, Jul 15»
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Big partnership helps Overton III stage fine run chase
Veeru Pokola made an unbeaten 61 and Marc Minikin ended the innings on 51 as the visitors made 206-9, with Ben Firrell (4-32) and Harley Bradley (3-19) the ... «Basingstoke Gazette, Jul 15»
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Oldham 34 York 12: York's top-four hopes in setback at Oldham
York: B Dent, Clare, Channing, Minikin, Morrison, Howden, Presley, Applegarth, P Smith, Aldous, E Smith, Tonks, Nicholson. Substitutes: ... «Yorkshire Post, Jul 15»
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'No pressure' for York City Knights against leaders Oldham
Knights (probable): B Dent, Clare, Channing, Minikin, Morrison, Howden, Presley, Applegarth, P Smith, Aldous, E Smith, Tonks, Nicholson. «The Press, York, Jul 15»
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Forward thinking as James Ford eyes big strides at York City Knights
Man of the moment Greg Minikin increased his lead at the top, though, being deemed our second-best player on the day to collect two points. «The Press, York, Jul 15»
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Couple's love which survived Dunkirk still as strong 75-years on
Joyce had taken this picture at a studio to send to Norman when he was away at war (Glen Minikin / rossparry.co.uk / SWNS). The couple, from ... «SWNS, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Minikin [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/minikin>. Sep 2020 ».
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