Definition of minimizer in English:



(also British minimiser)

See minimize

‘Part of the problem with boys' unwillingness to share domestic responsibilities - four in 10 are ‘open minimisers’ who bluntly voice their desire to avoid housework and leave it to their partners - may be due to their martyr-like mothers.’
  • ‘Sparky Anderson, a Hall of Famer, is one of the leading minimizers of a manager's importance, without any apparent disingenuousness.’
  • ‘Still, even minimizers can't resist a good tag sale - 31 percent admit to buying someone else's junk in the past year.’
  • ‘These couples are conflict minimizers, choosing to make light of their differences rather than resolving them.’
  • ‘Clearly, Kisha was not the only minimizer in this family.’