Definition for ART-IST

ART-IST, n. [Fr. artiste; It. artista; from L. ars. See Art.]

  1. One skilled in an art or trade; one who is master or professor of a manual art; a good workman in any trade.
  2. A skillful man; not a novice.
  3. In an academical sense, a proficient in the faculty of arts; a philosopher. – Encyc.
  4. One skilled in the fine arts; as a painter, sculptor, architect, &c.

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