Pranab Mukherjee, a minion brought in primarily to help speed up bank loans to Sanjay, is currently the president of India.
Even worse, Rajiv Shah, the new head of USAID, is a Hillary “minion,” as one insider puts it, who has hardly put up a fight.
The minion kicked the bag, and there came forth from under it the cry, 'Yingle!
But here was a minion of Cynthia riding the country like Paul Revere.
He held the cup out to the minion, who, pale and headachy, was lying with his back to the dish of pork.
T will do no harm, and may—ay, this minion will sweep the Rock like a new broom.
Dictio ctrari significans, when the mock is in a worde by a contrarye sence, as when we call a fustilugges, a minion.
Enthroned on the dais, a minion at his feet, he was momentarily monarchial.
See you now, from a breastwork thrown up hereabout and mounted with a minion or two a man could sweep off an army. '
Am I not something more to thee, than the partner of joyous hours—the minion of love?
c.1500, "a favorite; a darling; a low dependant; one who pleases rather than benefits" [Johnson], from Middle French mignon "a favorite, darling" (n.), also a term of (probably homosexual) abuse;" as an adjective, "dainty, pleasing, favorite," from Old French mignot "pretty, attractive, dainty, gracious, affectionate," perhaps of Celtic origin (cf. Old Irish min "tender, soft"), or from Old High German minnja, minna "love, memory" (see mind (n.)). Used 16c.-17c. without disparaging overtones.