Meaning of impressionist

im•pres•sion•ist

Pronunciation: (im-presh'u-nist), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who follows or adheres to the theories, methods, and practices of impressionism, esp. in the fields of painting, music, or literature.
  2. an entertainer who does impressions.
—adj.
  1. (usually cap.)of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Impressionism:artists. Impressionist paintings; Impressionist
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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