expressionist expressionist n. an artist who is an adherent of expressionism. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • expressionist — expressionistic expressionisticadj. 1. of or pertaining to expressionism (definition 2); as, expressionist art. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • expressionist — an artist who seeks to portray the emotional effect of the subject, first recorded 1850 (adj.), from EXPRESSION (Cf. expression). Modern sense is from 1914, from expressionism (from 1908 as an artistic style or movement) …   Etymology dictionary

  • expressionist — [[t]ɪkspre̱ʃənɪst[/t]] expressionists 1) N COUNT An expressionist is an artist, writer, or composer who uses the style of expressionism. 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n Expressionist artists, writers, composers, or works use the style of expressionism.… …   English dictionary

  • Expressionist — Expressionismus »Ausdruckskunst« (Kunstrichtung des frühen 20. Jh.s): Das Fachwort ist eine z. T. unter Einfluss von frz. expressionisme entstandene nlat. Bildung zu lat. expressio »Ausdrücken, Ausdruck«, das zu ex primere »ausdrücken« (vgl. ↑ ex …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • expressionist — expressionism ► NOUN ▪ a style in art, music, or drama in which the artist or writer seeks to express the inner world of emotion rather than external reality. DERIVATIVES expressionist noun & adjective expressionistic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • expressionist — I noun an artist who is an adherent of expressionism • Derivationally related forms: ↑expressionism • Hypernyms: ↑artist, ↑creative person II adjective of or relating to expressionism …   Useful english dictionary

  • expressionist — noun or adjective see expressionism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • expressionist — See expressionism. * * * …   Universalium

  • expressionist — 1. adjective Of, pertaining to, or in the style of expressionism 2. noun A painter who paints in this style …   Wiktionary

  • Expressionist — Ex|pres|si|o|nịst 〈m. 16〉 Vertreter, Anhänger des Expressionismus * * * Ex|pres|si|o|nịst, der; en, en: Vertreter des Expressionismus. * * * Ex|pres|si|o|nịst, der; en, en: Vertreter des Expressionismus …   Universal-Lexikon

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