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artiste Syllabification: ar·tiste
Pronunciation: /ärˈtēst/

Definition of artiste in English:


A professional entertainer, especially a singer or dancer: cabaret artistes
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  • The competition is intended for upcoming artistes and not for professionals.
  • The music was recorded specially for this program by a team of senior artistes in a professional studio.
  • To add to the festive occasion, there was a magic show and a puppet show by artistes who had come all the way from Tilonia.
performer, performing artist, entertainer, singer, dancer, musician;
actor, actress, thespian;
artist, maestro


Early 19th century: from French (see artist).

Words that rhyme with artiste

arriviste, batiste, beast, dirigiste, east, feast, least, Mideast, modiste, northeast, piste, priest, southeast, uncreased, unreleased, yeast

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