Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A painter skilled in achieving special effects with color.
  • noun A hairdresser who specializes in dyeing hair.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of those who upheld the theory that the sensation and phenomena of heat are attributable to a fluid called caloric.
  • noun One who colors; a painter; especially, when used absolutely, a painter whose works are notable for beauty of color.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who colors; an artist who excels in the use of colors; one to whom coloring is of prime importance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who colors; an artist with a talent for coloring
  • noun A hairdresser who is a specialist in colouring and tinting hair.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a painter able to achieve special effects with color

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

colour +‎ -ist

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