quick-change artist

[kwik-cheynj]

noun

a person adept at changing from one thing to another, as an entertainer who changes costumes quickly during a performance.

Nearby words

  1. quick study,
  2. quick time,
  3. quick trick,
  4. quick's test,
  5. quick-and-dirty,
  6. quick-cure resin,
  7. quick-fire,
  8. quick-freeze,
  9. quick-march,
  10. quick-setting

Origin of quick-change artist

First recorded in 1885–90

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British Dictionary definitions for quick-change artist

quick-change artist

noun

an actor or entertainer who undertakes several rapid changes of costume during his performance
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