styl·​ist | \ ˈstī-list How to pronounce stylist (audio) \

Definition of stylist

1a : a master or model of style especially : a writer or speaker who is eminent in matters of style
b : a person (such as a writer or singer) noted for a distinctive style
2a : a person who develops, designs, or advises on styles

Examples of stylist in a Sentence

She is a fine literary stylist. although she usually dresses her own hair, the bride-to-be decided to go to a professional stylist before the big day
Recent Examples on the Web Duff went on to thank the photographer, makeup artist, hair stylist and everyone who helped her through the shoot. Julie Mazziotta,, 11 May 2022 Moore’s stylist, Kevin Michael Ericson, posted the full look on Instagram, which included the Alberta Ferretti dress with sheer panels and ruffle detailing, matching plum stilettos by Aquazurra, and Delfina Delettrez drop earrings. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 11 May 2022 The Pretty Parlor Blow Dry Bar: Hair stylist Jessica Bryant Walton wanted a space where friends could get their hair done together. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, 8 May 2022 But most, and especially this City engineered by soccer’s top stylist in Guardiola, need to dominate stretches of play to produce lots of goals. Joseph Wilson, ajc, 5 May 2022 For his clients, New York stylist Ron Hartleben sometimes cuts the bottom off a child’s extra-large Hanes T-shirt. Aria Darcella, WSJ, 5 May 2022 Then Lee’s glam team of makeup artist Marcelo Gutierez and hair stylist Mideyah Parker stepped in to carry the mood from head to toe. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 3 May 2022 The singer's soft, wavy updo created by stylist Andrew Fitzsimons using his namesake collection embellished with floral hair accessories that echoed her Prabal Gurung look. Lindy Segal, Harper's BAZAAR, 2 May 2022 Laura Remigio, 35, a makeup artist and stylist who said she was almost hit by a car while visiting a client in East New York, said that drivers go too fast and have cut her off in the crosswalk. New York Times, 2 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of stylist

1795, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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23 May 2022

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“Stylist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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