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Meaning of VIRTUOSO

Pronunciation:  `vurtyû'owsow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
  2. [n]  a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

VIRTUOSO is a 8 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: ace, adept, genius, hotshot, maven, sensation, star, whiz, whizz, wiz, wizard
 See Also: expert, musician, track star



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Vir`tu*o"so\, n.; pl. {Virtuosos}; It. {Virtuosi}.
[It. See {Virtuous}.]
1. One devoted to virtu; one skilled in the fine arts, in
   antiquities, and the like; a collector or ardent admirer
   of curiosities, etc.

         Virtuoso the Italians call a man who loves the noble
         arts, and is a critic in them.        --Dryden.

2. (Mus.) A performer on some instrument, as the violin or
   the piano, who excels in the technical part of his art; a
   brilliant concert player.