Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Smallest in amount or degree.
  • adj. Small in amount or degree.
  • adj. Only barely adequate.
  • adj. Of, relating to, or being minimalism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. The smallest possible amount, quantity, or degree.
  • adj. characterised by the use of simple form or structures.
  • adj. characterised by the repetition and gradual alteration of short phrases.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or having a character of, a minim or minimum; least; smallest.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Least or smallest; of minimum amount, quantity, or degree; also, pertaining or related to a minimum.
  • Relating to the minimus or fifth digit of the hind foot.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. the least possible

Etymologies

From minimum +‎ -al (Wiktionary)

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