Origin of mini
Origin of mini-
Examples from the Web for mini
Elle magazine shot an editorial in September, one picture revealing a teacup pig sitting pretty by a mini Tyler Alexandra bag.Handbags: The More You Pay, The Smaller They Shrink|Elizabeth Landers|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Restaurant described latkes as “Mini hash browns,” which he thinks is why they are so universally beloved.
She is smiling, a pink-striped hat on her head and a mini rainbow lollipop sticking out of her mouth.Even Grade School Kids Are Protesting the Garner Killing Now|Caitlin Dickson|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With this mini printer, you can print your favorite shots straight from your iPhone.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Taylor Swift in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The mini- Monet, as many have come to know him, had his first solo exhibition shortly after.
They said she would be very like Mini, and there was reason why in her wretched infancy.
Yes; I received a Mini ball there at Gettysburg, and although the bullet was extracted, the wound never properly healed.My Lady of the North|Randall Parrish
The ball was flat at the base, and had neither hollow cup nor pin; its weight must exceed that of our Mini ball.The British Expedition to the Crimea|William Howard Russell
It was once more autumn and we had made arrangements for our Mini's marriage.The Hungry Stones And Other Stories|Rabindranath Tagore
Mini's father wrapped him in the wretched garment, carefully laid the infant on the pea-straw at his feet, and rowed wearily away.
noun plural minis
Word Origin for mini-
1961, abbreviation of mini-car, a small car made by British Leyland (formerly British Motor Corp.). As an abbreviation of miniskirt, it is attested from 1966. The vogue for mini- as a prefix in English word coinage dates from c.1960.