What does the word minus mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • ( 1) Less: indicated by a dash (-). ( 2) Negative.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Deprived of; lacking.

Usage examples for minus

  1. Noticing only that he had a magnificent string of fish, she held her basket toward him in desperation, feeling that she must redeem her word to Kizzie, and save her from the housekeeper's wrath, and Uncle Fred from a meal minus the fish, for which he had a special liking. – Peggy-Alone by Mary Agnes Byrne