'por·trait·ist || 'pɔrtrɪtɪst /'pɔːt- n. one who paints or draws faces of individuals; one who photographs faces of individuals

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  • Portraitist — Por trait*ist, n. A portrait painter. [R.] Hamerton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • portraitist — [pôr′tri tist] n. a person who makes portraits …   English World dictionary

  • portraitist — [[t]pɔ͟ː(r)treɪtɪst[/t]] portraitists N COUNT A portraitist is an artist who paints or draws people s portraits. [FORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • portraitist — portrait ► NOUN 1) an artistic representation of a person, especially one depicting only the face or head and shoulders. 2) a written or filmed description. 3) a format of printed matter which is higher than it is wide. Compare with LANDSCAPE(Cf …   English terms dictionary

  • portraitist — noun Date: 1859 a maker of portraits …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • portraitist — /pawr tri tist, tray , pohr /, n. a person who makes portraits. [1865 70; PORTRAIT + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • portraitist — noun A painter or photographer who makes portraits …   Wiktionary

  • portraitist — Synonyms and related words: aquarellist, colorist, historical painter, landscapist, luminarist, luminist, marine painter, miniaturist, monochromist, oil colorist, painter, pavement artist, polychromist, portrait painter, scene painter,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • portraitist — por·trait·ist …   English syllables

  • portraitist — por•trait•ist [[t]ˈpɔr trɪ tɪst, treɪ , ˈpoʊr [/t]] n. a person who makes portraits …   From formal English to slang

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