- The definition of a meinie is an old word meaning a household, a crowd or feudal attendants.
An example of a meinie is two parents and three children sharing a house.
meinie definition by Webster's New World
noun pl. meinies
- Obsolete feudal retainers or attendants, collectively; retinue or household
- Scot. a crowd; throng; multitude
Origin: Middle English menie ; from Old French meisniee: see menial