Definition of artist
1a : a person who creates art (such as painting, sculpture, music, or writing) using conscious skill and creative imagination the great artists of the Renaissance an artist specializing in watercolors
b : a person skilled in any of the arts I can't draw at all, but both of my children are very talented artists.
2 : a skilled performer a trapeze artist especially : a musical or theatrical entertainer : artiste a jazz artist
3 : a person who is very good at something a scam artist a strikeout artist
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