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Small; miniature: minicar.
smaller or shorter than the standard size: minibus; miniskirt.
[C20: from miniature and minimum]
n., pl. min•is.
b. a garment with a miniskirt, esp. a dress.
3. anything small of its kind.
a combining form with the meanings “of a small or reduced size” (minicar; minigun); “limited in scope, intensity, or duration” (miniboom; minicourse); (of clothing) “short, not reaching the knee” (minidress; miniskirt).
pref → Mini-