an artist, especially an actor, singer, dancer, or other public performer.
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How to use artiste in a sentence
After seeing Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova perform in Cairo, Iolas knew he wanted to be an artiste.
He hated actually dealing with business matters, preferring to play the role of the likable artiste.
She's the season's pleasant surprise—Hollywood's favorite sexy-tomboy turned serious artiste.
Jonze himself plays an interviewer, and a small boyish-looking puppet with a backpack plays Spike as pompous artiste.
These are the violins which by common consent most entitle this artiste to rank with the great masters.Violins and Violin Makers | Joseph Pearce
His mother and sister chaffing him on receiving tender messages from the fair artiste, he laughingly produced it.The Mysteries of Montreal | Charlotte Fuhrer
But now this paradise had passed into the possession of a charming woman and admirable artiste.
Her admirable voice, her dramatic talent, her wonderful beauty, made the great artiste to be envied in every theatre in Europe.
For Rossetti Whistler had a genuine affection, and, in his early enthusiasm, wrote of him as "une grand artiste" to Fantin.The Life of James McNeill Whistler | Elizabeth Robins Pennell
British Dictionary definitions for artiste
an entertainer, such as a singer or dancer
a person who is highly skilled in some occupation: a hair artiste
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