a minority of one

the only person in a group who has a particular opinion or idea

I found myself to be in a minority of one.


English dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Minority of One — Studio album by Dag Nasty Released August 13, 2002 …   Wikipedia

  • (a) minority of one — a minority of one phrase the only person in a group who has a particular opinion or idea I found myself to be in a minority of one. Thesaurus: unorthodox beliefs, behaviour and peoplehyponym opinions and attitudessynonym Main entry: minority …   Useful english dictionary

  • in a minority of one — Alone • • • Main Entry: ↑minor …   Useful english dictionary

  • be in a minority of one — be (or find oneself) in a minority of one often humorous be the sole person to be in favor of or against something …   Useful english dictionary

  • (be) in a minority of one — be in a minority of ˈone idiom (often humorous) to be the only person to have a particular opinion or to vote a particular way Main entry: ↑minorityidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Minority influence — Minority influence, a form of social influence, takes place when a minority, like an individual, influences a majority to accept the minority s beliefs or behaviour. There are two types of social influence: majority influence (conformity) and… …   Wikipedia

  • minority — mi|nor|i|ty1 [ maı nɔrəti ] noun *** 1. ) count a small number of people or things that are part of a larger group but different in some way from most of the group: There are not many, a tiny minority, who have misbehaved outrageously. minority… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • minority — I UK [maɪˈnɒrətɪ] / US [maɪˈnɔrətɪ] noun Word forms minority : singular minority plural minorities *** 1) [singular] a small number of people or things that are part of a larger group but different in some way from most of the group There are not …   English dictionary

  • minority — mi|nor|i|ty W2S3 [maıˈnɔrıti US mıˈno: , mıˈna: ] n plural minorities 1.) [singular also + plural verb] a small group of people or things within a much larger group ≠ ↑majority ▪ Gaelic is still spoken in Ireland by a tiny minority. minority of ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • minority — 1 noun 1 (singular) a small group of people or things within a much larger group: Gaelic is still spoken in Ireland by a tiny minority. (+ of): It s only in a minority of cases that the illness is fatal. (also + plural verb BrE): Only a minority… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.