stylist

noun styl·ist \ ˈstī-list \
Updated on: 22 Apr 2018

Definition of stylist

1 a : 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
2 a : a person who develops, designs, or advises on styles

Examples of stylist in a Sentence

  1. She is a fine literary stylist.

  2. although she usually dresses her own hair, the bride-to-be decided to go to a professional stylist before the big day

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First Known Use of stylist

1795

stylist Synonyms


STYLIST Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of stylist for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to make something (such as a person's hair) look attractive

  • : a person known for writing, singing, etc., in a particular style



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