(noun, verb)


1. food chopped into small bits

- a mince of mushrooms

Definition categories: food, aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance, victuals

Sentences with mince as a noun:

- Mince tastes really good fried in a pan with some chopped onion and tomato.

- During Christmas time my dad loves to eat mince pies.


1. make less severe or harsh

Similar word(s): moderate, soften

Definition categories: communication, alter, change, modify

2. walk daintily

- She minced down the street

Definition categories: motion, walk

3. cut into small pieces

- mince the garlic

Definition categories: contact, chop

Sentences with mince as a verb:

- Butchers often use machines to mince meat.

- I know no ways to mince it in love, but directly to say — "I love you." — ShakespeareTo mince one's words

- a minced oath

- I love going to gay bars and seeing drag queens mince around on stage.