Definition of artiste in English:

artiste

Syllabification: ar·tiste
Pronunciation: /ärˈtēst
 
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noun

  • A professional entertainer, especially a singer or dancer: cabaret artistes
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    Synonyms
    performer, performing artist, entertainer, singer, dancer, musician; actor, actress, thespian; artist, maestro

Origin

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

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