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art·ist

artist

 
 
pronunciation:
ar tihst
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who is good at painting, music, writing, or any other art.
An artist was drawing people's portraits at the fair.
 
synonyms:
master
definition 2: a person who does something with a great deal of skill or talent.
Wanda is a trapeze artist at the circus.
synonyms:
expert, master
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The word artist contains the following part:
-ist Greek noun-forming suffix that means person who does or believes in
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Many words ending in -ist have a corresponding abstract noun form ending in -ism, and many have a corresponding adjective form ending in -ic (realistic, artistic).