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por·trait·ist

 (pôr′trə-tĭst)
n.
A person who makes portraits, especially a painter or photographer.

portraitist

(ˈpɔːtrɪtɪst; -treɪ-)
n
(Art Terms) an artist, photographer, etc, who specializes in portraits

por•trait•ist

(ˈpɔr trɪ tɪst, -treɪ-, ˈpoʊr-)

n.
a person who makes portraits.

portraitist

an artist who paints portraits.
See also: Art
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.portraitist - a painter or drawer of portraitsportraitist - a painter or drawer of portraits  
painter - an artist who paints
Translations

portraitist

[ˈpɔːtrɪtɪst] Nretratista mf

portraitist

nPorträtist(in) m(f)
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