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Related to colorist: Colourist


1. A painter skilled in achieving special effects with color.
2. A hairdresser who specializes in dyeing hair.
3. An artist who adds color and shading to black-and-white art, as in a graphic novel or comic book.

col′or·is′tic adj.


(ˈkʌl ər ɪst)

1. a person who uses or works with color.
2. a hairdresser who colors women's hair.
col`or•is′tic, adj.
col`or•is′ti•cal•ly, adv.


an artist who uses color or who is distinguished by the way in which he uses color.
See also: Art
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colorist - a painter able to achieve special effects with color
painter - an artist who paints
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