Definition of Performing artist
1. Noun. An entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience.
Generic synonyms: Entertainer
Specialized synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian, Artiste, Baton Twirler, Twirler, Comedian, Comic, Cowboy, Rodeo Rider, Dancer, Professional Dancer, Terpsichorean, Executant, Fire-eater, Fire-swallower, Fire Walker, Geek, Headliner, Star, Juggler, Conjurer, Conjuror, Illusionist, Magician, Prestidigitator, Minstrel, Monologist, Instrumentalist, Musician, Player, Puppeteer, Savoyard, Sightreader, Snake Charmer, Second Banana, Straight Man, Ecdysiast, Exotic Dancer, Peeler, Stripper, Striptease, Striptease Artist, Stripteaser, Strongman, Vaudevillian, Ventriloquist
Derivative terms: Perform, Performing Arts
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Literary usage of Performing artist
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1907)
"The view as taken by the Supreme Court that the permission of the performing artist is not required for the broadcasting of gramophone records through the ..."
2. Dwight's Journal of Music by John Sullivan Dwight (1867)
"... remaining matinees under more genial auspices, for even criticism freezes in such cold, as well as the fingers and the nerves of a performing artist. ..."
3. Jobless, Moneyless, & Free: Prospects for a New Social Order / Y Walter Prytulak by Prytulak, Walter (1980)
"Every man can be a performing artist. With the absence of paid employment and increase in leisure time, there is a great proliferation of the performing ..."
4. Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by Public Accomodations and in (1993)
"As a public accommodation, the trade association or performing artist will be responsible for compliance with this part. Specific responsibilities should be ..."
5. Americans with Disabilities Act Handbook, 1991 (1993)
"An entity that is not in and of itself a public accommodation, such as a trade association or performing artist, may become a public accommodation when it ..."
6. Music (1902)
"Our performing artist places himself at the piano to play this nocturne, but how will he play it? Will he be content with coldly passing his fingers over ..."
7. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"And least of all can the performing artist who wishes to raise himself out of the level of handicraft into a truly artistic sphere and recreate the works of ..."