pas·​tel·​ist | \ pa-ˈste-list How to pronounce pastelist (audio) \
variants: or pastellist

Definition of pastelist

: an artist who works with pastels

Examples of pastelist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Over the rainy weekend, thirty-seven oil painters, watercolorists, pastelists and acrylic artists descended on Northbrook to paint the town as part of an annual four-day painting festival. Anna Kim,, "Artists painted visions of Northbrook, awarded prizes at plein air festival," 2 Oct. 2019 Share These Dishes and Desserts Green tea alfajor cookies with dulce de leche, mini matcha bundt cakes and pastelist with sweet green tea cream cheese filling at Yoko Matcha. Linda Bladholm, miamiherald, "Green tea drinks, desserts fuse Japanese and Latin at Yoko Matcha | Miami Herald," 9 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of pastelist

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Pastelist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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