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Definition of "artist" []

  • One, such as a painter, sculptor, or writer, who is able by virtue of imagination and talent or skill to create works of aesthetic value, especially in the fine arts. (noun)
  • A person whose work shows exceptional creative ability or skill: You are an artist in the kitchen. (noun)
  • One, such as an actor or singer, who works in the performing arts. (noun)
  • One who is adept at an activity, especially one involving trickery or deceit: a con artist. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "artist" in a sentence
  • "You can select from two other preset expressions, or input your own variation such as \$artist - $album\, or any combination of the variables $artist, $album, and $ignore."
  • "Not only can TagScanner clean up the artist, album, song title, and track number information for your digital music files, it can rename your songs based on a pattern you define like %artist% - %title%, it can make music playlists, and search online databases like freedb and Amazon to automatically tag music missing information."
  • "Woman or artist -- there's no word so naked and empty to me as just _artist_ ---- ""