What does artist mean?

Definitions for artist
ˈɑr tɪstartist

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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.

    Etymology: From artiste, from artista, from late artista, from ars.

  2. artist(Noun)

    A person who creates art as an occupation.

    Etymology: From artiste, from artista, from late artista, from ars.

  3. artist(Noun)

    A person who is skilled at some activity.

    Etymology: From artiste, from artista, from late artista, from ars.

  4. artist(Adjective)

    Artistic.

    Etymology: 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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. artist

    A name formerly applied to those mariners who were also expert navigators.

Editors Contribution

  1. artist

    A person with the accurate and specific ability, experience, skills, knowledge, role and responsibility to create art, artwork, music, lyrics or various other forms of art or creativity.

    There are so many artists around the world that bring such joy to people.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 1, 2020  

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

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How to say artist in sign language?

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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

Examples of artist in a Sentence

  1. Constantin Stanislavski:

    A true priest is aware of the presence of the altar during every moment that he is conducting a service. It is exactly the same way that a true artist should react to the stage all the time he is in the theater. An actor who is incapable of this feeling will never be a true artist.

  2. Salman Rushdie:

    And so artists who go to that edge and push outwards often find very powerful forces pushing back. They find the forces of silence opposing the forces of speech. The forces of censorship against the forces of utterance, at that boundary is that push-and-pull between more and less. And that push and pull can be very dangerous to the artist. And many artists have suffered terribly for that.

  3. David Pilgrim:

    Most politicians have some con artist in them, but worse is the con artist who has some politician in him.

  4. Saloote CEO:

    In a couple of years I want this to be the biggest library for new musicians, for new artists, i want this to be the IMDB (referring to the popular film site) for a new musician. Look, a couple of years ago, a big artist like Justin Bieber got his start posting covers on YouTube. This is the future, this is how people develop talent. The goal is for this to be a musical community.

  5. James Corden:

    There is no tough sells anymore, it’s just timing, i think they used to be apprehensive. I think genuinely a lot of people used to turn up going ‘What am I doing? And what is this?’ And now I think it’s a thing where people call us, and it's become a part of record company strategy for launching an album, singer or artist. In many ways that has become a lot easier.

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