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colorist

[kuhl-er-ist] /ˈkʌl ər ɪst/
noun
1.
a person who uses color skillfully.
2.
a painter who emphasizes color relationships in a work of art.
3.
a person who colors photographs.
4.
a hairdresser who is skilled in coloring or tinting hair.
5.
a musical performer or composer who is skilled in bringing musical color.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90; color + -ist; compare French coloriste
Related forms
coloristic, adjective
coloristically, adverb
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