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Definition of the noun artiste

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noun - plural: artistes

  1. a public performer (a dancer or singer)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic terms: performer / performing artist = an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience


  1. Artiste is a fictional character from the 2008 film One Missed Call.
  2. Artiste is a fictional character from the 1984 film Crackers.

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Google previewI Used to Know That (2012)

English by Patrick Scrivenor

An artiste is a performer – dancer, singer, magician – who may, in spite of the feminine terminal 'e', be of either sex. Assignation/assignment An assignation is an arranged meeting – almost always a meeting to pursue a secret sexual liaison ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Enlightenment (2013)

by Michel Delon

As for the Encyclopédie, the entry “Artiste” (without signature or asterisk), far from restricting thisterm to those whodraw orpaint, follows the traditionalpractice of designating “workerswho excelin those mechanical artsthat require thoughtful ...

Google previewDictionary of English Spelling (2005)

by Martin H. Manser

An artiste is a professional entertainer: a circus artiste. Less commonly, an artist is also a writer or a performer such as an actor, musician, or dancer. artiste professional public entertainer SEE PANEL at artist assault artless simple; natural ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler

artiste. 1. The word is applicable to either sex; artists & artistes as a phrase for male & female performers is a mere blunder. 2. In the sense professional singer, dancer, or other ...

Google previewDictionary of Confusable Words (2013)

by Adrian Room

arthritis see rheumatism artist/artiste An artist is anyone engaged in the fine or performing arts, such as a painter, sculptor, actor or entertainer: 'Rembrandt remains a popular artist.' An artiste is usually a singer or dancer, or else a person ...

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Illustration (2009)

by Mark Wigan

d'artiste. 141. Expensive and lavishly made with high-quality materials, these artists' books were usually made in a small edition and associated with the French bibliophile tradition and private presses. The books were produced for collectors ...

Google previewChambers School Dictionary

artiste arsenic noun an element that, combined with oxygen, makes a strong poison arson noun the crime of setting fire to a house etc on purpose * arsonist noun art noun 1 drawing, painting, sculpture etc 2 cleverness, skill; cunning 3 ( arts) ...

Google previewThe Wrong Word Dictionary (2012)

2,500 Most Commonly Confused Words by Dave Dowling

Artisan, Artist, Artiste Artisan refers to one skilled in a trade. Ed is an accomplished artisan whose passion is wood furniture. Artist refers to anyone engaged in the fine or performing arts. Marcel Marceau, a pantomime artist, was born in 1923.

Google previewLexique, Syntaxe et Lexique-Grammaire / Syntax, Lexis & Lexicon-Grammar (2004)

Papers in honour of Maurice Gross by Christian Leclère, Éric Laporte, Mireille Piot, Max Silberztein

La / Cette artiste irrite Marie Dans les sections suivantes, nous montrerons que la relation de coréférence événementielle est du type particularisation dans (1), du type généralisation dans (2). Nous présenterons une étude linguistique de ces ...

Google previewDictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory (2012)

by J. A. Cuddon

artiste. A term used by the Goncourt brothers, Edmond ( 1822-96) and.

Google previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2016)

by Jeremy Butterfield

artiste. rhymes with feast and means 'a professional performer, especially a singer or dancer', It is a separate borrowing from French and not, as some people seem to think, a feminine form of artist, which has the distinct meaning of ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

artiste, It. artista—L. ars, artis, art.] Artiste,ärtēst′, dexterous or tasteful inanyart,as an opera dancer,a cook,ahairdresser, &c.[Fr.] Artunion.SeeArt.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography (2013)

by John Hannavy

Blanquart-Évrard's first publication bore the programmatic title Album photographique de l'artiste et de l'amateur. It was conceived as “a frame within which all the applications of the new discovery would gather,” thus echoing the purpose of ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Art (2004)

by Ian Chilvers

livre d'artiste (artist's book). A type of luxury illustrated book in which each illustration is printed directly from the surface on which the artist has worked (etching plate, lithographic stone, etc.). The genre was originated by the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art (2009)

by Ian Chilvers, John Glaves-Smith

livre d'artiste (artist's book) A type of luxury illustrated book in which each illustration is printed directly from the surface on which the artist has worked (etching plate, lithographic stone, etc.). The genre was ...

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For the theatre one needs long arms; it is better to have them too long than too short. An artiste with short arms can never, never make a fine gesture. (Roland Barthes)
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Scrabble value of A1R1T1I1S1T1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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