- a writer, musician, etc. who takes great pains in matters of expression, execution, etc. and who has a distinctive style or one regarded as excellent or exemplary
- a person who designs, creates, or advises on current styles, as in dress
- a person who styles hair
Origin of stylistfrom style + -ist; analogous with French styliste, German stilist
- A writer or speaker who cultivates an artful literary style.
- A designer of or consultant on styles in decorating, dress, or beauty.
- A hairdresser.
style +"Ž -ist