What does artist mean?

Definitions for artistˈɑr tɪst

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word artist.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. artist, creative person(noun)

    a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination

Wiktionary

  1. artist(Noun)

    A person who creates art.

  2. artist(Noun)

    A person who creates art as an occupation.

  3. artist(Noun)

    A person who is skilled at some activity.

  4. artist(Adjective)

    Artistic.

  5. Origin: From artiste, from artista, from late artista, from ars.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Artist(noun)

    one who practices some mechanic art or craft; an artisan

  2. Artist(noun)

    one who professes and practices an art in which science and taste preside over the manual execution

  3. Artist(noun)

    one who shows trained skill or rare taste in any manual art or occupation

  4. Artist(noun)

    an artful person; a schemer

Freebase

  1. Artist

    An artist is a person engaged in one or more of any of a broad spectrum of activities related to creating art, practicing the arts, and/or demonstrating an art. The common usage in both everyday speech and academic discourse is a practitioner in the visual arts only. The term is often used in the entertainment business, especially in a business context, for musicians and other performers. "Artiste" is a variant used in English only in this context. Use of the term to describe writers, for example, is certainly valid, but less common, and mostly restricted to contexts like criticism.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Artist

    ärt′ist, n. one who practises an art, esp. one of the fine arts, as painting, sculpture, engraving, or architecture.—adjs. Artist′ic, -al, according to art.—adv. Artist′ically.—n. Art′istry, artistic pursuits: artistic workmanship, quality, or ability. [Fr. artiste, It. artista—L. ars, artis, art.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Artist

    according to a definition of Ruskin, which he prints in small caps., "a person who has submitted to a law which it was painful to obey, that he may bestow a delight which it is gracious to bestow." Artists, Prince of

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. ARTIST

    Commonly, the individual long haired and short-suited, having a positive pose and an uncertain income. Often shy on meal-tickets but strong on technique and the price of tripe sandwiches. An artist may be a barber, a boot-black, a Sargent or a Paderewski.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'artist' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2491

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'artist' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4803

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'artist' in Nouns Frequency: #588

Anagrams for artist »

  1. traits

  2. strati

  3. strait

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of artist in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of artist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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