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VIRTUOSO (virtuosi)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does virtuoso mean? 

VIRTUOSO (noun)
  The noun VIRTUOSO has 2 senses:

1. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
2. a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

  Familiarity information: VIRTUOSO used as a noun is rare.


VIRTUOSO (adjective)
  The adjective VIRTUOSO has 1 sense:

1. having or revealing supreme mastery or skill

  Familiarity information: VIRTUOSO used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


VIRTUOSO (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

virtuoso; whizz; superstar; mavin; maven; hotshot; wiz; wizard; adept; whiz; sensation; star; ace; genius; champion

Hypernyms ("virtuoso" is a kind of...):

expert (a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "virtuoso"):

track star (a star runner)


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Meaning:

A musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("virtuoso" is a kind of...):

musician (artist who composes or conducts music as a profession)


VIRTUOSO (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having or revealing supreme mastery or skill

Synonyms:

consummate; masterful; masterly; virtuoso

Context examples:

a consummate artist / consummate skill / a masterful speaker / masterful technique / a masterly performance of the sonata / a virtuoso performance

Similar:

skilled (having or showing or requiring special skill)


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