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colorist

[ kuhl-er-ist ]
/ ˈkʌl ər ɪst /
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noun
a person who uses color skillfully.
a painter who emphasizes color relationships in a work of art.
a person who colors photographs.
a hairdresser who is skilled in coloring or tinting hair.
a musical performer or composer who is skilled in bringing musical color.
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Origin of colorist

1680–90; color + -ist; compare French coloriste

OTHER WORDS FROM colorist

col·or·is·tic, adjectivecol·or·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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