a scale or key in which the third degree is a minor third above the tonic.
(music) any arrangement of notes present in or characteristic of a minor scale or key
[mahy-ner-lee-ger] /ˈmaɪ nərˈli gər/ noun 1. a member of a minor-league team. 2. Informal. a person whose skill or ability is suited only to a or to a minor role in life.
noun, Roman Catholic Church. 1. the degree or grade of acolyte, exorcist, lector, or ostiary.
noun 1. a political party with so little electoral strength that its chance of gaining control of the government is slight.
noun, Ice Hockey. 1. a penalty consisting of the removal of a player from play for two minutes, no substitute for the player being permitted.