[ es-thi-tish-uhn or, especially British, ees- ]
/ ˌɛs θɪˈtɪʃ ən or, especially British, ˌis- /
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Sometimes es·the·ti·cian . a person who is versed in aesthetics, the branch of philosophy dealing with such notions as the beautiful, the ugly, the sublime, the comic, etc., as applicable to the fine arts, with a view to establishing the meaning and validity of critical judgments concerning works of art, and the principles underlying or justifying such judgments.
Usually es·the·ti·cian . a person trained to administer facials, advise customers on makeup and the care of skin and hair, etc.: That new aesthetician gave me a great facial; I swear I look 10 years younger.Compare beautician (def. 1).
SYNONYMS FOR aesthetician
2 facialist, skin care specialist.
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Example sentences from the Web for aesthetician
Catherine Taylor was laid off last March from a Colorado Springs salon, where she worked as an aesthetician when the pandemic sparked mass shutdowns.Ford’s next pandemic mission: Clear N95 masks and low-cost air filters|Hannah Denham|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
Combarieu, the French aesthetician, defines music as "the art of thinking in tones."Music: An Art and a Language|Walter Raymond Spalding
British Dictionary definitions for aesthetician
sometimes US esthetician
/ (ˌiːsθɪˈtɪʃən, ˌɛs-) /
a student of aesthetics
another name for beauty therapist
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