colorist

noun col·or·ist \ ˈkə-lə-rist , -lər-ist \
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of colorist

: one that colors or deals with color

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Origin and Etymology of colorist

borrowed from French coloriste, from Latin color 1color + French -iste 1-ist


COLORIST Defined for English Language Learners

colorist

Definition of colorist for English Language Learners

  • : a painter who uses color in interesting and effective ways

  • : a person who dyes people's hair


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