Translation of artist in Spanish:

artist

Pronunciation: /ˈɑːrtəst; ˈɑːtɪst/

n

  • 1.1 (writer, musician, painter, sculptor) artista (mf) landscape artist paisajista (mf) portrait artist retratista (mf) sidewalk o (BrE) pavement artist pintor callejero, pintora callejera (m,f) 1.2 [Mus] (performer) intérprete (mf); [Theat] actor, -triz (m,f), artista (mf) vaudeville o (BrE) 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, -dora (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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