Pronunciation: (im-presh'u-nist), [key]
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.
(usually cap.) Fine Arts.of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Impressionism: Impressionist paintings; Impressionist artists.
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