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- (art) Preferring redundancy; tending to do or provide more rather than less
maximalist (plural maximalists)
- A person with maximalist beliefs or tendencies; someone who prefers redundancy or excess
2009 January 14, Manohla Dargis, “Star Log: Trippy Sci-Fi Mash-Up Alert!”:
- A maximalist, Mr. Baldwin is at once a collector and curator of 20th-century visual culture.