Definition of artist
- con artist
- strikeout artist
the great artists of the Renaissance
a pitcher who is a strikeout artist
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ace, adept, authority, cognoscente, connoisseur, crackerjack (also crackajack), expert, fiend, geek, guru, hand, hotshot, maestro, master, maven (also mavin), past master, scholar, shark, virtuoso, whiz, wizard;
: a person who creates art : a person who is skilled at drawing, painting, etc.
: a skilled performer
: a person who is very good at something
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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