- The definition of an artiste is a skilled public performer or entertainer.
A famous comedian is an example of an artiste.
artiste definition by Webster's New World
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- artist (sense )
- a person very skilled in a particular occupation: often humorous or facetious
Origin: French artist
artiste definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A skilled public performer or entertainer, especially a singer or dancer.
- A person with artistic pretensions.
Origin: French; see artist.