a creature or being that is the smallest or least significant.
Anatomy. the little finger or toe.
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How to use minimus in a sentence
Jimmy says Jones minimus is a very good pig-remover, and he thinks it must be a gift with him.
It was on a card, and Jones minimus only wanted another shilling to make 15s.
Jimmy says he thought there must he something the matter with Jones minimus, he was so gloomy.
Jimmy says the pig was very much surprised at Jones minimus, and it wanted to go home and get to bed.
Jimmy says the way his bloodhound had worked it all out made even Jones minimus gasp.
British Dictionary definitions for minimus
(immediately postpositive) British the youngest: sometimes used after the surname of a schoolboy having elder brothers at the same school: Hunt minimus
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