portraitist

[ pawr-tri-tist, -trey-, pohr- ]
/ ˈpɔr trɪ tɪst, -treɪ-, ˈpoʊr- /
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noun

a person who makes portraits.

Nearby words

  1. portrait,
  2. portrait flask,
  3. portrait lens,
  4. portrait of a lady, the,
  5. portrait of the artist as a young man,
  6. portraiture,
  7. portray,
  8. portrayal,
  9. portress,
  10. portside

Origin of portraitist

First recorded in 1865–70; portrait + -ist

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British Dictionary definitions for portraitist

portraitist

/ (ˈpɔːtrɪtɪst, -treɪ-) /

noun

an artist, photographer, etc, who specializes in portraits
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