Definition of minded adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmaɪndɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪndɪd//
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  1. 1(used with adjectives to form compound adjectives) having the way of thinking, the attitude or the type of character mentioned a fair-minded employer high-minded principles I appeal to all like-minded people to support me. see also absent-minded, bloody-minded, single-minded
  2. 2(used with adverbs to form compound adjectives) having the type of mind that is interested in or able to understand the areas mentioned I'm not very politically minded.
  3. 3(used with nouns to form compound adjectives) interested in or enthusiastic about the thing mentioned a reform-minded government
  4. 4[not before noun] minded (to do something) (formal) wishing or intending to do something synonym inclined She was minded to accept their offer. The government could change the law if they were so minded.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: minded