- 1a very small detailed painting, often of a person
- 2a very small copy or model of something; a very small version of something She collects miniatures for her dollhouse. Idioms
NAmE//ˈmɪniətʃər//, NAmE//ˈmɪniəˌtʃʊr//, NAmE//ˈmɪnətʃər//, NAmE//ˈmɪnəˌtʃʊr//
on a very small scale a doll's house with everything in miniature Through play, children act out in miniature the dramas of adult life.
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