Synonyms for artist

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ahr-tist
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɑr tɪst

Top 10 synonyms for artist Other synonyms for the word artist

Définition of artist

Origin :
  • 1580s, "one who cultivates one of the fine arts," from Middle French artiste (14c.), from Italian artista, from Medieval Latin artista, from Latin ars (see art (n.)).
  • Originally used especially of the arts presided over by the Muses (history, poetry, comedy, tragedy, music, dancing, astronomy), but also used 17c. for "one skilled in any art or craft" (including professors, surgeons, craftsmen, cooks). Now especially of "one who practices the arts of design or visual arts" (a sense first attested 1747).
  • noun person skilled in creative activity
Example sentences :
  • This artist, in the words of Lanzi, "was the first to see and follow light."
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • Eva Allen's brother, who is an artist, is illuminating one for me.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • Of Rouquet's activities as an artist in England there are scant particulars.
  • Extract from : « De Libris: Prose and Verse » by Austin Dobson
  • Though a lover and possessed by his mistress Shakespeare was still an artist.
  • Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
  • The winning of a battle is not enough to engage all our admiration; it must be won by an artist.
  • Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
  • Borrowed it of an artist who's wintering in Mexico; cheap; just as it stands.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • To the artist, expression is the only mode under which he can conceive life at all.
  • Extract from : « De Profundis » by Oscar Wilde
  • He keeps playing with action as an artist plays with a theory.
  • Extract from : « De Profundis » by Oscar Wilde
  • It is a spectacle that may inspire the philosopher no less than the artist.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • A reproduction of a work of art, by the artist that made the original.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce

Antonyms for artist

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