Definitions

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

  • noun An artist, composer, or writer who practices or upholds the theories of impressionism.
  • noun An entertainer who does impressions.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or practicing impressionism, especially in painting; impressionistic.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who yields to the influence of impressions, as in descriptive writing; specifically, a painter who aims to reproduce his immediate and momentary impressions of natural objects; one who attempts to render only the larger facts of mass, color, and effect, without regard to exactness of form or completeness of detail and finish.

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

  • noun (Fine Arts) One who adheres to the theory or method of impressionism in art; especially, a painter who paints in the impressionistic style.
  • adjective Pertaining to, or characterized by, impressionism.

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

  • noun One who adheres to the theory or method of impressionism.

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

  • noun a painter who follows the theories of Impressionism
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Impressionism

Etymologies

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From French impressionniste.

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