- 1(mathematics) lower than zero a minus figure/number
- 2making something seem negative and less attractive or good What are the car's minus points (= the disadvantages)? On the minus side, rented property is expensive and difficult to find.
- 3 [not before noun] (used in a system of grades) slightly lower than the grade A, B, etc. I got a B minus (B−) on the test. opposite plus1