Translation of artist in Spanish:

artist

Pronunciation: /ˈɑːrtəst; ˈɑːtɪst/

n

  • 1.1 (writer, musician, painter, sculptor) artista (masculine and feminine) landscape artist paisajista (masculine and feminine) portrait artist retratista (masculine and feminine) sidewalk o (British English/inglés británico) pavement artist pintor callejero, (masculine, feminine) 1.2 [Music/Música] (performer) intérprete (masculine and feminine); [Theater/Teatro] actor, (m,f), artista (mf) vaudeville o (British English/inglés británico) variety artist artista de variedades or revista
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    • Creative artists, screenwriters and filmmakers will need time to figure it out too.
    • Also, they all work in creative fields - artists, musicians, writers, architectural photographers, cartoonists.
    • The WSF was in some ways like a circus - a huge performing act with many artists, acrobats, entertainers.
    1.3 (expert) [colloquial/familiar] con artist farsante (mf), estafador, (m,f)
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    • This was of course without the skilled crew of artists and technicians special effects departments deploy today.
    • Yes, his squad of highly skilled artists can weave beautiful patterns and cut a poor defence to ribbons, but we knew that anyway.
    • We have two positions for artists skilled in modelling and texturing.
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    • All too regularly we carry stories detailing how con artists and thieves swindled and stole from householders.
    • The ex-husband, on the other hand, is one of those cardboard cutout con artist crooks whose rather simple death is more decent than he deserves.
    • The scheme, supported by the Evening Advertiser, was set up in Wroughton, a burglary hotspot, in August 2002 to combat the activities of con artists.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.