or min·ny


noun Scot. and North England Informal.

mother; mom.

Origin of minnie

pet variant of mither




a female given name, form of Mary.
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  • "My father going to the bad, and Minnie going away," he muttered.

  • Minnie believed that if she could see Donald, she could persuade him to give himself up.

  • It was dreadfully unromantic, but Minnie did not fall into a decline.

  • Minnie read the article, threw down the paper, and rushed to her room.

  • Thus Minnie tried to reason, but it brought no comfort to her.