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virtuoso

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Noun
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vir=tu=o=so

CIDE DICTIONARY

virtuoson. [It. See Virtuous.].
  •  One devoted to virtu; one skilled in the fine arts, in antiquities, and the like; a collector or ardent admirer of curiosities, etc.  [1913 Webster]
    "Virtuoso the Italians call a man who loves the noble arts, and is a critic in them."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A performer on some instrument, as the violin or the piano, who excels in the technical part of his art; a brilliant concert player.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

virtuoso, n. (pl. virtuosi or -os)
1 a a person highly skilled in the technique of a fine art, esp. music. b (attrib.) displaying the skills of a virtuoso.
2 a person with a special knowledge of or taste for works of art or virtu.

Derivative
virtuosic adj. virtuosity n. virtuosoship n.
Etymology
It., = learned, skilful, f. LL (as VIRTUOUS)

THESAURUS

virtuoso

A per se, Daedalian, ace, adept, adroit, amateur, apt, arbiter, arbiter elegantiarum, arbiter of taste, artist, artiste, artistic, authoritative, authority, bon vivant, boss, bravura, brilliant, champion, chief, clean, clever, cognoscente, collector, commander, concert artist, connaisseur, connoisseur, coordinated, crack, crackerjack, critic, cunning, cute, dabster, daedal, dazzling, dean, deft, dexterous, dextrous, dilettante, diplomatic, epicure, epicurean, excellent, exceptional, executant, expert, extraordinary, fancy, first-rate, first-rater, fugleman, genius, good, good hand, good judge, goodish, gourmand, gourmet, graceful, great, handy, head, higher-up, ingenious, interpreter, judge, laureate, leader, leading light, luminary, maestro, magician, magisterial, mahatma, man of genius, master, master hand, masterful, masterly, mastermind, matchless, maven, minstrel, minstrelsy, music maker, music-loving, musical, musically inclined, musician, musicianly, musicophile, neat, no mean, nonpareil, old hand, paragon, past master, peerless, performer, philharmonic, player, politic, practiced hand, principal, prodigious, prodigy, professional, proficient, quick, quite some, ready, refined palate, remarkable, resourceful, ruler, sage, senior, skilled hand, skillful, slick, soloist, some, star, statesmanlike, sterling, stylish, superb, superior, superlative, superman, superstar, tactful, talent, talented, the compleat, the complete, the greatest, the most, top dog, topnotcher, tunester, virtuosa, virtuose, virtuosic, well-done, whiz, wizard, wonder, workmanlike

ROGET THESAURUS

virtuoso

Taste

N taste, good taste, refined taste, cultivated taste, delicacy, refinement, fine feeling, gust, gusto, tact, finesse, nicety, to prepon, polish, elegance, grace, judgment, discernment, dilettantism, dilettanteism, virtu, fine art, culture, cultivation, aesthetics, man of taste, connoisseur, judge, critic, conoscente, virtuoso, amateur, dilettante, Aristarchus, Corinthian, arbiter elegantiarum, stagirite, euphemist, caviare to the general, in good taste, cute, tasteful, tasty, unaffected, pure, chaste, classical, attic, cultivated, refined, dainty, esthetic, aesthetic, artistic, elegant, euphemistic, to one's taste, to one's mind, after one's fancy, comme il faut, tire a quatre epingles, elegantly, nihil tetigit quod non ornavit, chacun a son gout, oculi pictura tenentur aures cantibus, taste, flavor, gust, gusto, savor, gout, relish, sapor, sapidity, twang, smack, smatch, aftertaste, tang, tasting, degustation, gustation, palate, tongue, tooth, stomach, sapid, saporific, gustable, gustatory, gustful, strong, gamy, palatable.


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