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pavement artist

noun, Chiefly British.
Origin of pavement artist
First recorded in 1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • I'd rather be a pavement artist and my own master than Chief Inspector with an unknown spy following me about.

    Dope Sax Rohmer
  • Hubert now saw that the handkerchief was filled with bits of coloured chalk, and guessed that the man must be a pavement artist.

    Vain Fortune George Moore
  • Because there is a decadent art about, one need not make a hero of the pavement artist.

  • One day, not so very long ago, Miss Jellicoe and a friend had stopped at a street corner to watch a pavement artist at work.

    Admiral Jellicoe

    Arthur Applin
  • pavement artist (who has not yet recovered the nerve which he lost on hearing of the attack upon the Velasquez Venus).

  • Even the pavement artist will destroy his work rather than allow some poor wretch to sit beside his pictures and collect an alms.

    A Surgeon in Belgium Henry Sessions Souttar
  • It is a loathsome idea to think that a man of the type of Sargent is of the same noble profession as the pavement artist.

    Sally Bishop E. Temple Thurston

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