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stylist

[stahy-list] /ˈstaɪ lɪst/
noun
1.
a writer or speaker who is skilled in or who cultivates a literary style.
2.
a designer or consultant in a field subject to changes in style, especially hairdressing, clothing, or interior decoration.
3.
a person who cultivates or maintains any particular style.
Origin of stylist
1785-1795
1785-95; style + -ist
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  • As an historian and a stylist Barros deserves the high fame he has always enjoyed.

  • This time the stylist purred as it surveyed and hummed while it worked.

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  • This was Malherbe, who was also a powerful lyric poet, a stylist with an ear for melody.

  • Then she saw that the stylist had produced a shining make-up kit and was opening it.

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  • Possibly the stylist had included the Automatic Sales dress in its computations.

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British Dictionary definitions for stylist

stylist

/ˈstaɪlɪst/
noun
1.
a person who performs, writes, or acts with attention to style
2.
a designer of clothes, décor, etc
3.
a hairdresser who styles hair
4.
a designer whose job is to coordinate the style of products, advertising material, etc
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Word Origin and History for stylist
n.

1795, originally in writing, from style + -ist.

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