[ ahr-teest; French ar-teest ]
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noun,plural ar·tistes [ahr-teests; French arteest]. /ɑrˈtists; French ˈartist/.
  1. an artist, especially an actor, singer, dancer, or other public performer.

Origin of artiste

From French, dating back to 1815–25; see origin at artist

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British Dictionary definitions for artiste


/ (ɑːˈtiːst, French artist) /

  1. an entertainer, such as a singer or dancer

  2. a person who is highly skilled in some occupation: a hair artiste

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