Definition of pasticheur in English:

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Pronunciation: /pasˈtēSHər/


An artist who creates a pastiche: he was unrivaled as a parodist and pasticheur
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  • That artist - the ‘brilliant newcomer,’ ‘imitator,’ and consummate pasticheur - was Pablo Picasso.
  • Oddly, the pasticheur closest in spirit to Duchamp's double forgery In the Manner of Delvaux was Marcel Proust.
  • Its stated goal was to determine once and for all what the master painted and which pictures should be relegated to students, followers, and modern pasticheurs.

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Syllabification: pas·ti·cheur

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