What does artist mean?

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ˈɑr tɪstartist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. artist, creative personnoun

    a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination

Wiktionary

  1. artistnoun

    A person who creates art.

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

  2. artistnoun

    A person who creates art as an occupation.

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

  3. artistnoun

    A person who is skilled at some activity.

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

  4. artistadjective

    Artistic.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Artistnoun

    one who practices some mechanic art or craft; an artisan

  2. Artistnoun

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

  3. Artistnoun

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

  4. Artistnoun

    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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  2. strati

  3. strait

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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. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

    The true, prescriptive artist strives after artistic truth; the lawless artist, following blind instinct, after an appearance of naturalness. The one leads to the highest peaks of art, the other to its lowest depths.

  2. AiR Atman in Ravi:

    Is God a Statue? Is God a Saint? NO! God is a Power that no artist can Paint.

  3. Tina Turner:

    Barrie has always believed in me; he was the first promoter who supported me as a solo artist, and was very responsible for the success of my solo career. He and Jenny remain true and valued friends.

  4. Taylor Swift:

    One individual artist is not going to change the inevitability of streaming.

  5. Ken Parsons:

    Jimmy had no idea about tools or how to put things together, but he was good at using his hands and is a pretty accomplished artist and painter. He picked things up quickly.

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