[min-ee-skurt] /ˈmɪn iˌskɜrt/
a very short or part, as of a coat or dress, ending several inches above the knee.
a very short skirt, originally in the 1960s one at least four inches above the knee Often shortened to mini
also mini-skirt, 1965, from mini- + skirt (n.); reputedly the invention of French fashion designer André Courrèges (b.1923).
“The miniskirt enables young ladies to run faster, and because of it, they may have to.” [John V. Lindsay, “New York Times,” Jan. 13, 1967]
[min-ee-steyt] /ˈmɪn iˌsteɪt/ noun 1. a small, independent nation.
[min-ee-steyt] /ˈmɪn iˌsteɪt/ noun 1. a small, independent nation. noun 1. same as microstate
/ˌmɪnɪˈstɪərɪəlɪst/ noun 1. (Brit) a supporter of the governing ministry
[min-uh-ster] /ˈmɪn ə stər/ noun 1. a person authorized to conduct religious worship; member of the clergy; pastor. 2. a person authorized to administer sacraments, as at Mass. 3. a person appointed by or under the authority of a sovereign or head of a government to some high office of state, especially to that of […]