Meaning of minimalist

min•i•mal•ist

Pronunciation: (min'u-mu-list), [key]
— 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.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of minimalism.
  2. being or offering no more than what is required or essential: a minimalist program for tax reform.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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