Artist meaning

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An artist is defined as a person who creates paintings, sculpture, pieces of writing, music, dance or a variety of other types of creative products.

Some examples of famous artists are Van Gogh, Picasso, and Michelangelo.

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A professional person in any of the performing arts.
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One who is adept at an activity, especially one involving trickery or deceit.

A con artist.

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A person who does anything very well, with imagination and a feeling for form, effect, etc.
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A person who works in, or is skilled in the techniques of, any of the fine arts, esp. in painting, drawing, sculpture, etc.
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A person whose work shows exceptional creative ability or skill.

You are an artist in the kitchen.

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One, such as a painter, sculptor, or writer, who is able by virtue of imagination and talent or skill to create works of aesthetic value, especially in the fine arts.
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The definition of an artist is someone who is skilled at what he does or at a particular task.

A master furniture maker who makes you a beautiful cabinet is an example of an artist.

A massage therapist who gives you a great massage is an artist.

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(rare) Plural form of artist.
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One, such as an actor or singer, who works in the performing arts.
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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