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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A public performer (a dancer or singer).

Usage examples (38)
  • An artiste with short arms can never, never make a fine gesture.
  • The word artiste was used, I said, only in dialogue, and only by one person, who was a bit of a poseur.
  • I now realize why I am not an "artiste" - I have no talent whatsoever.
  • Sreeja won the best dubbing artiste award for lending voice to for more
Tutoring comment
  • An "artist" (one skilled in a fine art) can also be an "artiste" (public performer), but an "artiste" is not necessarily an "artist."
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