Adjective "artist" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


A person who creates paintings or drawings as a profession or hobby.
  1. 'Australian born artist, singer and animal lover Rolf Harris is a former resident of Sydenham.'
  2. 'The artist Michelangelo Pistoletto created the furniture for the different areas of the building.'
  3. 'In a way, the question is: are we allowed as artists to create art out of suffering?'
  4. 'I come from a family of artists, and painting was always an obvious choice for me.'
  5. 'Paintings also allow the artist to reconstruct the events in a way that the photograph cannot.'
  6. 'For the show, the artist has created a new sheet-rock structure based on the Golden Rectangle.'
  7. 'In 1917 the French artist Marcel Duchamp created one of the most famous of Dadaist statements in New York.'
  8. 'There he met all the other famous artists like Henri Matisse, Joan Miro and George Braques.'
  9. 'Jeanette Jarville is a Richmond artist who began oil painting at the age of 11.'
  10. 'The artist's drawings and paintings will be featured between December 14 and January 18.'
  11. 'I doubt I can actually retire either, but that's another question, one facing many artists and creative people, especially women.'
  12. 'Designing this seemingly simple piece of light sculpture required a creative team of artists, architects, and designers.'
  13. 'Deep in the quiet art kingdom, visitors may be summoned by the loud sound of beating gongs and drums to an open-air stage, where local artists perform the drum dance.'
  14. 'Logan and Murray-Leslie hide in a back room surrounded by friends: fashion buyers, designers, film-makers, artists.'
  15. 'Visual artists and filmmakers teamed up with dancers and musicians.'
  16. 'Clowns relieve tension during performances by artists such as acrobats, flying trapezists and jugglers.'
  17. 'Creative artists, screenwriters and filmmakers will need time to figure it out too.'
  18. 'Other events on the day include performing artists, novelty races, face painting, workshops, market stalls and music.'
  19. 'Contemporary dance artists Forecast will be performing their new show Ready at Lancaster University's Nuffield Theatre on Tuesday.'
  20. 'There will also be face painters, clowns, artists, magicians and creatures of all shapes and sizes roving through the festival site.'
  21. 'Yes, his squad of highly skilled artists can weave beautiful patterns and cut a poor defence to ribbons, but we knew that anyway.'
  22. 'We have two positions for artists skilled in modelling and texturing.'
A person who habitually practises a specified reprehensible activity.
  1. 'When one is dealing with fraudsters and scam artists, there is almost no chance of ever getting the money back.'
  2. 'In the United States, thousands of people are ripped off by con artists selling bogus investments.'
  3. 'Fraudsters and scam artists are cashing in on the generosity of the public according to Trading Standard officials.'
  4. 'Mankind being what it is, murderers, robbers, thieves, thugs, and con artists will always exist.'
  5. 'The middle-aged con artist partners up with young two-bit purse snatcher Fiona, played by Liane Balaban.'
  6. 'Some of history's greatest scams have been perpetrated by con artists masquerading as philanthropists.'
  7. 'These are not a bunch of empty promises made by a seasoned con artist.'

More definitions

1. a person who produces works in any of the arts that are primarily subject to aesthetic criteria.

2. a person who practices one of the fine arts, especially a painter or sculptor.

3. a person whose trade or profession requires a knowledge of design, drawing, painting, etc.: a commercial artist.

4. a person who works in one of the performing arts, as an actor, musician, or singer; a public performer: a mime artist; an artist of the dance.

5. a person whose work exhibits exceptio

More examples(as adjective)

"dis can be artist."


Early 16th century (denoting a master of the liberal arts): from French artiste, from Italian artista, from arte ‘art’, from Latin ars, art-.