Simple Definition of virtuoso
: a person who does something in a very skillful way; especially : a very skillful musician
Full Definition of virtuoso
plural vir·tu·o·sos or vir·tu·o·siplay \-(ˌ)sē, -(ˌ)zē\
1 : an experimenter or investigator especially in the arts and sciences : savant
2 : one skilled in or having a taste for the fine arts
3 : one who excels in the technique of an art; especially : a highly skilled musical performer (as on the violin)
4 : a person who has great skill at some endeavor <a computer virtuoso>
Examples of virtuoso
He's a real virtuoso in the kitchen.
Origin of virtuoso
Italian, from virtuoso, adjective, virtuous, skilled, from Late Latin virtuosus virtuous, from Latin virtus
First Known Use: 1651
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