n. A person who is enthusiastic about making or collecting miniatures.
Like so many "miniacs," as some of the collectors and artisans call themselves, she came to the modern mini movement by way of a childhood love of dollhouses.
HAPPY NEW YEAR to all the miniacs (dollhouse miniature enthusiasts) out there!
So it is no surprise that Coeur d’Alene has its own miniature-lovers group — the Coeur d’Alene Miniacs, a club started in September 2004 to promote the hobby of 1-inch-scale miniatures.
He is what’s known as a “Miniac” — but it’s not a particularly unique distinction, because if you spend any time with Mini owners, they all seem cut from the same cloth.