n. loyal servant of another, usually more powerful being
Why give up freedom only to become a minion for authoritarian makers and shakers?
Sentence in Classic:
But dream not, that Richard Coeur de Lion will ever resume his throne, far less that Wilfred of Ivanhoe, his minion, will ever lead thee to his footstool, to be there welcomed as the bride of a favourite.
In no instance, let us say, was this worthy gentleman accused of deriving personal advantage from the cooperation of his minions.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context