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1. symbolist

noun. a member of an artistic movement that expressed ideas indirectly via symbols.

Synonyms

  • creative person

Antonyms

  • classicist

Etymology

  • symboliste (French)

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2. symbolist

noun. someone skilled in the interpretation or representation of symbols.

Synonyms

  • symbolizer
  • symboliser
  • interpreter

Etymology

  • symboliste (French)

Example sentences of the word symbolist


1. Noun, singular or mass
Joseph Cornell, a great symbolist, made these boxes famous, and used them to hold everyday objects and keepsakes.

2. Adjective
A surrealistic painting uses a symbolist approach for a wider range of interpretations.

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