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impressionist

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noun im·pres·sion·ist \im-ˈpre-sh(ə-)nist\

Simple Definition of impressionist

  • : a painter who practices impressionism

  • : an entertainer who does impressions (sense 5)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of impressionist

  1. 1 often capitalized :  one (as a painter) who practices or adheres to the theories of impressionism

  2. 2 :  an entertainer who does impressions

Examples of impressionist in a sentence

  1. <a celebrated impressionist who can do enough rapid-fire imitations to populate an entire stage with characters>



1876

First Known Use of impressionist

1876



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