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portraitist

[pawr-tri-tist, -trey-, pohr-]
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noun
  1. a person who makes portraits.

Origin of portraitist

First recorded in 1865–70; portrait + -ist
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portraitist

noun
  1. an artist, photographer, etc, who specializes in portraits
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