minimalist
I. noun Date: 1907 1. one who favors restricting the functions and powers of a political organization or the achievement of a set of goals to a minimum 2. a. a minimal artist b. an adherent of minimalism II. adjective Date: 1929 of, relating to, or done in the style of minimalism

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  • minimalist — minimàlist (minimalȉst) m DEFINICIJA 1. onaj koji se zadovoljava najmanjim, koji ima minimalan program, opr. maksimalist 2. umj. sljedbenik minimalizma (1b) ETIMOLOGIJA vidi minimum …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • minimàlist — (minimalı̏st) m 1. {{001f}}onaj koji se zadovoljava najmanjim, koji ima minimalan program, opr. maksimalist 2. {{001f}}umj. sljedbenik minimalizma (1b) …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • minimalist — (n.) 1907; see MINIMAL (Cf. minimal) + IST (Cf. ist). Originally an Englishing of MENSHEVIK (Cf. Menshevik) (q.v.); in sense of practitioner of minimal art it is first recorded 1967; the term minimal art is from 1965. As an adjective from 1917 in …   Etymology dictionary

  • minimalist — ► NOUN 1) an advocate or practitioner of minimal art or music. 2) an advocate of moderate political reform. ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to minimal art or music. 2) advocating moderate political reform. DERIVATIVES minimalism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • minimalist — [[t]mɪ̱nɪməlɪst[/t]] minimalists 1) N COUNT A minimalist is an artist or designer who uses minimalism. He was influenced by the minimalists in the 1970s. 2) ADJ GRADED Minimalist is used to describe ideas, artists, or designers that are… …   English dictionary

  • minimalist — 1. adjective Believing in or seeking a minimal state; seeking to minimize or reduce to a minimum. I am sure such a minimalist style of furniture would never fit well with my packrat nature. 2. noun One who believes in or seeks a minimal state;… …   Wiktionary

  • minimalist — I UK [ˈmɪnɪməlɪst] / US [ˈmɪnɪm(ə)lɪst] adjective relating to minimalism II UK [ˈmɪnɪməlɪst] / US [ˈmɪnɪm(ə)lɪst] noun [countable] Word forms minimalist : singular minimalist plural minimalists art, music a person who uses minimalism …   English dictionary

  • minimalist — /min euh meuh list/, n. 1. a person who favors a moderate approach to the achievement of a set of goals or who holds minimal expectations for the success of a program. 2. a practitioner of minimalism in music or art. adj. 3. of, pertaining to, or …   Universalium

  • minimalist — adj. Minimalist is used with these nouns: ↑design, ↑look …   Collocations dictionary

  • Minimalist — Mi·ni·ma·lịst der; en, en; jemand, der nur das macht, was unbedingt notwendig ist || NB: der Minimalist; den, dem, des Minimalisten …   Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • Minimalist — Mi|ni|ma|list der; en, en <aus gleichbed. amerik. minimalist> Vertreter der Minimal Art (Kunstw.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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