maximalist

play
noun max·i·mal·ist \-s(ə-)mə-list\

Definition of maximalist

  1. :  one who advocates immediate and direct action to secure the whole of a program or set of goals

maximalist

adjective

Recent Examples of maximalist from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'maximalist'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of maximalist

1907


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up maximalist? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!