• (RP) IPA: /ˈɑːtɪst/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈɑɹ.tɪst/

artist (plural artists)

  1. A person who creates art.
    1. A person who creates art as an occupation.
  2. A person who is skilled at some activity.
  3. A recording artist.
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  1. (archaic) Artistic.
    • 1603, Michel de Montaigne, John Florio, transl., The Essayes, […], printed at London: By Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount […], OCLC 946730821 ↗:
      , vol.1, ch.24:
      Nature, to shew that nothing is savage in whatsoever she produceth, causeth oftentimes, even in rudest and most unarted nations, productions of spirits to arise, that confront and wrestle with the most artist productions.

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