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artist

art·ist

artist

 
pronunciation:
ar tihst
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who is skilled at painting, sculpting, music, writing, or the like.
 
synonyms:
master
similar words:
maestro, old master, virtuoso
definition 2: a person who does any act with a high level of skill or talent.
synonyms:
expert, master, master hand
similar words:
adept
definition 3: one who works professionally in visual media such as drawing, painting, and photography.
similar words:
designer, painter, photographer, portraitist, sculptor
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The word artist contains the following part:
-ist Greek noun-forming suffix that means person who does or believes in
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Many words ending in -ist have a corresponding abstract noun form ending in -ism.