miniportrait

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mini- +‎ portrait

Noun[edit]

miniportrait (plural miniportraits)

  1. A small portrait.
    • 2007 August 19, Jason Zinoman, “High-Energy Behemoth Devours Edinburgh”, New York Times:
      And, for something completely different, there is “Incarnat,” a brutal and heartbreaking dance show from Brazil that features miniportraits of self-abasement involving nudity, gobs of chocolatelike liquid and a variety of beastly physical violence.