Definition of “minimalist” - English Dictionary

“minimalist” in British English

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minimalistadjective

uk /ˈmɪn.ɪ.məl.ɪst/ us /ˈmɪn.ə.məl.ɪst/

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.
minimalism
noun [ U ] uk /ˈmɪn.ɪ.məl.ɪ.zəm/ us /ˈmɪn.ə.məl.ɪ.zəm/

minimalistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmɪn.ɪ.məl.ɪst/ us /ˈmɪn.ə.məl.ɪst/

(Definition of “minimalist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“minimalist” in American English

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minimalistadjective

/ˈmɪn·ə·mə·lɪst/

taking or showing as little action and involvement in a situation as possible:

a minimalist view of foreign policy

(Definition of “minimalist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)