Artist Definition

ärtĭst
artists
noun
artists
A person who works in, or is skilled in the techniques of, any of the fine arts, esp. in painting, drawing, sculpture, etc.
Webster's New World
A person whose work shows exceptional creative ability or skill.
You are an artist in the kitchen.
American Heritage
A person who does anything very well, with imagination and a feeling for form, effect, etc.
Webster's New World
A professional person in any of the performing arts.
Webster's New World
One who is adept at an activity, especially one involving trickery or deceit.
A con artist.
American Heritage
Antonyms:
scientist
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Other Word Forms of Artist

Noun

Singular:
artist
Plural:
artists

Origin of Artist

  • French artiste from Old French lettered person from Medieval Latin artista from Latin ars art- art ar- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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