minder

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English minder (one who has a good memory; bears in mind; watches over; a keeper); equivalent to mind +‎ -er.

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minder (plural minders)

  1. One who minds, tends, or watches something such as a child, a machine, or cattle; a keeper
    • 2010 Oct, Tim Butcher, “Our Man in Liberia”, History Today, volume 60, number 10, page 10-17: 
      Throughout Greene's writing he repeatedly refers to dodging government control in Liberia, first by entering the country incognito and then by completing his journey without government minders.
  2. (UK) A personal bodyguard.

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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minder

  1. A cushion.

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Danish[edit]

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minder

  1. plural indefinite of minde

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minder

  1. present tense of minde

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minder

  1. comparative form of weinig; less, fewer

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minder

  1. comparative form of weinig; less

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minder (used only predicatively, not comparable)

  1. worse, not as good
    De aardappelen waren heerlijk, maar de biefstuk was minder.
    The potatoes were delicious, but the steak was not as good.
  2. less fortunate
    We hebben de wedstrijd gewonnen, maar ik heb wel mijn enkel verzwikt, dus dat is minder.
    We won the competition, but I did sprain my ankle, so that's less fortunate.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German minder, Middle High German minner, Middle High German minre, from Old High German minniro.

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minder (not comparable)

  1. (formal) comparative form of gering
  2. (formal) comparative form of wenig

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish مندر (minder).

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minder m (Cyrillic spelling миндер)

  1. mat
  2. cushion
  3. divan (furniture)

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Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /minˈder/
  • Hyphenation: min‧der

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minder (definite accusative minderi, plural minderler)

  1. cushion
  2. (sports) mat

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