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Meaning of ARTIST

Pronunciation:  'ârtist

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination

ARTIST is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: creative person
 See Also: Arp, Audubon, carver, classic, classicist, constructivist, creator, decorator, draftsman, drawer, Duchamp, Edward Lear, etcher, expressionist, graphic artist, Hans Arp, illustrator, Jasper Johns, Jean Arp, John James Audubon, Johns, Lear, Louis Comfort Tiffany, maestro, Marcel Duchamp, master, minimalist, modernist, musician, ornamentalist, painter, photographer, Pre-Raphaelite, printmaker, romantic, romanticist, sculptor, sculpturer, statue maker, stylist, surrealist, symbolist, Tiffany



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Art"ist\, n. [F. artiste, LL. artista, fr. L. ars. See
{Art}, n., and cf. {Artiste}.]
1. One who practices some mechanic art or craft; an artisan.

         How to build ships, and dreadful ordnance cast,
         Instruct the articles and reward their. --Waller.

2. One who professes and practices an art in which science
   and taste preside over the manual execution.

Note: The term is particularly applied to painters,
      sculptors, musicians, engravers, and architects.

3. One who shows trained skill or rare taste in any manual
   art or occupation. --Pope.

4. An artful person; a schemer. [Obs.]

Syn: Artisan. See {Artisan}.

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