ce·​ra·​mist sə-ˈra-mist How to pronounce ceramist (audio)
variants or ceramicist
: one who makes ceramic products or works of art

Examples of ceramist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The porcelain tableware and water vessel, as well as a vase set on a nearby plinth, were made by the ceramist Elsa Brunet, whose pottery classes in Saint-Germain Lee Vasquez has taken for the past two years. Alice Cavanagh, New York Times, 22 Mar. 2024 Simpson, who was born and raised and still lives and works in Santa Clara Pueblo, N.M., comes from a long matrilineal line of ceramists—as in, 70 generations. Julie Belcove, Robb Report, 24 Feb. 2024 In a beautiful taffy pink color, this limited-edition Dutch oven was designed with ceramist and illustrator Laura Chautin. Amanda Ogle, Southern Living, 16 Feb. 2024 For the 46-year-old L.A. ceramist, pottery has been an enduring love affair since her first potter’s wheel lesson with teacher John Smolenski at Skaneateles High School in New York. Lisa Boone, Los Angeles Times, 6 Dec. 2023 Bonnet was born in Geneva, and now lives in Los Angeles with her husband—the ceramist Adam Silverman—and their two children. Naomi Fry, The New Yorker, 26 Nov. 2023 One ceramist is bringing the messy, yet soothing, hobby into the homes of the moneyed elite. Yael Goldstein-Love, New York Times, 9 Sep. 2023 Plenty of artistic talent was homegrown, too, nurtured by generations of weavers, glassblowers and ceramists. Gisela Williams Richard Pedaline, New York Times, 25 Aug. 2023 Guests can scribble notes on marbled stationery from Baltimore’s Odette Press and sip their morning coffee from mugs crafted by local ceramists. Amanda Yeager, Baltimore Sun, 31 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ceramist was in 1855

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“Ceramist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ceramist. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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