minimalist Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "minimalist" - English Dictionary

See all translations

minimalistadjective

uk   us   /ˈmɪn.ɪ.mə.lɪst/

minimalist adjective (SIMPLE)

art, architecture, theatre & film belonging or relating to a style in art, design, and theatre that uses the smallest range of materials and colours possible, and only very simple shapes or forms: minimalist painting The set for the ballet is minimalist - white walls and a chair.

minimalist adjective (NOT DOING MUCH)

taking or showing as little action and involvement in a situation as possible: the party's minimalist approach to economic policy
minimalism
noun [U] uk   us   /-lɪ.zəm/

minimalistnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmɪn.ɪ.mə.lɪst/
an artist or designer who uses a minimalist style
(Definition of minimalist from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of minimalist?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “minimalist” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
poke

to greet someone on a social networking website by leaving them a special short message

Word of the Day

The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
by Liz Walter,
June 24, 2015
Look at these two sentences: My sister made the cake. The cake was made by my sister. Both these sentences mean the same. The first is an active sentence: it tells you what the sister did. The second is a passive sentence: it tells you what happened to the cake. Here are

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More