[ pa-stel-ist; especially British pas-tl-ist ]

  1. an artist who draws with pastels.

Origin of pastelist

First recorded in 1880–85; pastel1 + -ist
  • Also especially British, pas·tel·list .

Words Nearby pastelist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use pastelist in a sentence

  • It was that Herbertson, the brilliant pastelist, was not expected to live through the week.

    Gray youth | Oliver Onions