artiste

[ ahr-teest; French ar-teest ]
/ ɑrˈtist; French arˈtist /

noun, plural ar·tistes [ahr-teests; French arteest]. /ɑrˈtists; French ˈartist/.

an artist, especially an actor, singer, dancer, or other public performer.

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Origin of artiste

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

synonym study for artiste

See artist.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH artiste

artisan, artist, artiste (see synonym study at artist)
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British Dictionary definitions for artiste

artiste
/ (ɑːˈtiːst, French artist) /

noun

an entertainer, such as a singer or dancer
a person who is highly skilled in some occupationa hair artiste
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