Artist vs Artiste - What's the difference?

artist | artiste |


As nouns the difference between artist and artiste

is that artist is a person who creates art while artiste is a public performer, especially of song or dance.

As a adjective artist

is (archaic) artistic.

artist

English

Noun

  • A person who creates art.
  • A person who creates art as an occupation.
  • A person who is skilled at some activity.
  • Derived terms

    * artistdom * artistic * artistically * artistry * con artist * escape artist * pickup artist * piss-artist * quick-change artist

    See also

    * animator * artisan * drawer * sculptor

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (archaic) Artistic.
  • *, vol.1, ch.24:
  • Nature, to shew that nothing is savage in whatsoever she produceth, causeth oftentimes, even in rudest and most unarted nations, productions of spirits to arise, that confront and wrestle with the most artist productions.

    artiste

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a public performer, especially of song or dance
  • Anagrams

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