miniaturist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

miniature +‎ -ist

Noun[edit]

miniaturist (plural miniaturists)

  1. An artist who paints miniature figures or scenes.
  2. A person who creates or collects miniature figurines (such as dolls).
    • 1998, Andrea Barham, Dolls' House Accessories, Fixtures & Fittings
      Power scissors   Every miniaturist should have a pair.
    • 2004, Catriona Hall, The Miniature Costumier: Removable Clothing for Dolls' House People
      The miniaturist's hobby is as varied as the people who pursue it.
    • 2006, Brian Long, The Authentic Tudor & Stuart Dolls' House
      There are many smaller devices to be found, particularly in Scotland, which are more suited to the miniaturist.

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