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vir·tu·o·so

 (vûr′cho͞o-ō′sō, -zō)
n. pl. vir·tu·o·sos or vir·tu·o·si (-sē)
1. A musician with masterly ability, technique, or personal style.
2. A person with masterly skill or technique in the arts.
3. Archaic A person with a strong interest in the fine arts, especially in antiquities.
4. Obsolete A very learned person.
adj.
Exhibiting the ability, technique, or personal style of a virtuoso: a virtuoso performance.

[Italian, skilled, of great worth, virtuoso, from Late Latin virtuōsus, virtuous, from Latin virtūs, excellence; see virtue.]

vir′tu·o′sic (-ō′sĭk, -zĭk) adj.
vir′tu·o′si·cal·ly adv.

virtuoso

(ˌvɜːtjʊˈəʊzəʊ; -səʊ)
n, pl -sos or -si (-siː)
1. (Music, other) a consummate master of musical technique and artistry
2. a person who has a masterly or dazzling skill or technique in any field of activity
3. (Art Terms) a connoisseur, dilettante, or collector of art objects
4. obsolete a scholar or savant
5. (modifier) showing masterly skill or brilliance: a virtuoso performance.
[C17: from Italian: skilled, from Late Latin virtuōsus good, virtuous; see virtue]
virtuosic adj
ˌvirtuˈosity n

vir•tu•o•so

(ˌvɜr tʃuˈoʊ soʊ)

n., pl. -sos, -si (-sē),
adj. n.
1. a person who has special knowledge or skill in a field.
2. a person who excels in musical technique or execution.
3. a person who has a cultivated appreciation of artistic excellence.
adj.
4. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a virtuoso: a virtuoso performance.
[1610–20; < Italian: versed, skilled < Late Latin virtuosus virtuous]
vir`tu•os′ic (-ˈɒs ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.virtuoso - someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any fieldvirtuoso - someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
track star - a star runner
2.virtuoso - a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistryvirtuoso - a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry
musician - artist who composes or conducts music as a profession
Adj.1.virtuoso - having or revealing supreme mastery or skillvirtuoso - having or revealing supreme mastery or skill; "a consummate artist"; "consummate skill"; "a masterful speaker"; "masterful technique"; "a masterly performance of the sonata"; "a virtuoso performance"
skilled - having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade"

virtuoso

noun
1. master, artist, genius, maestro, magician, grandmaster, maven (U.S.), master hand Canada's foremost piano virtuoso, Glenn Gould
adjective
1. masterly, brilliant, dazzling, bravura (Music) a virtuoso performance by a widely respected musician
Translations
عازِف بارِع، مُتَذَوِّق للفَن
virtuos
virtuos
virtuozo
virtuoosi
virtuóz
snillingur; kunnáttumaîur
virtuozasvirtuoziškumas
virtuozs
virtuózvirtuózny
üstatvirtüöz

virtuoso

[ˌvɜːtjʊˈəʊzəʊ]
A. N (virtuosos or virtuosi (pl)) [ˌvɜːtjʊˈəʊzɪ]virtuoso/a m/f
B. ADJde virtuoso/a
a virtuoso performanceuna interpretación de auténtico virtuoso or llena de virtuosismo

virtuoso

[ˌvɜːrtʃuˈəʊzəʊ ˌvɜːrtʃuˈəʊsəʊ ˌvɜːrtjuˈəʊzəʊ ˌvɜːrtjuˈəʊsəʊ]
nvirtuose mf
modif [display, performance] → de virtuose

virtuoso

n (esp Mus) → Virtuose m, → Virtuosin f
adj performancemeisterhaft, virtuos

virtuoso

[ˌvɜːtjʊˈəʊzəʊ] nvirtuoso/a

virtuoso

(vəːtʃuˈəusəu) plurals ˌvirtuˈosos ~virtuˈosi noun
a person who knows a great deal about eg music, painting, especially a skilled performer. He's a virtuoso on the violin; (also adjective) a virtuoso pianist/performance.
ˌvirtuˈosity (-ˈo-) noun
great skill in one of the fine arts. I am impressed by the virtuosity of that musician.
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