Definition of Colorist

1. Noun. A painter able to achieve special effects with color.

Generic synonyms: Painter
Derivative terms: Color, Color, Color, Color



Definition of Colorist

1. n. One who colors; an artist who excels in the use of colors; one to whom coloring is of prime importance.

Definition of Colorist

1. Noun. One who colors; an artist with a talent for coloring ¹

2. Noun. A hairdresser who is a specialist in colouring and tinting hair. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Colorist

1. a person skilled in the use of color [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colorist

colorimetrical
colorimetrically
colorimetries
colorimetrist
colorimetrists
colorimetry
coloring
coloring book
coloring books
coloring material
colorings
colorisation
colorise
colorism
colorisms
colorist (current term)
coloristic
coloristical
coloristically
colorists
colorization
colorizations
colorize
colorized
colorizer
colorizers
colorizes
colorizing
colorless
colorlessly

Literary usage of Colorist

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1. Estimates in Art by Frank Jewett Mather (1916)
"... led him progressively to the subordination of color to tone and atmospheric effect, we may more accurately call him a fine than a great colorist. ..."

2. Tuscan Cities by William Dean Howells (1885)
"It is anywhere a study for a painter,—preferably a water-colorist, I should say,— and I do not see how an architect could better use his eyes in Italy than ..."

3. The Masters of Ukioye: A Complete Historical Description of Japanese by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa, William H. Ketcham (1896)
"... tive colorist than Moronobu, he never designed for illustration for single sheet prints. And yet a study of the history of ..."

4. The Masters of Ukioye: A Complete Historical Description of Japanese by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa, William H. Ketcham (1896)
"... live colorist than Moronobu, he never designed for illustration for single sheet prints. And yet a study of the history of ..."

5. Short-story Masterpieces ...: French edited by Joseph Berg Esenwein (1912)
"... PIERRE LOTI, colorist PIERRE LOTI is a cosmopolitan. Halevy was a Parisian, Maupassant was a Norman acclimated to the habitudes of Paris, ..."

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