copyist copyist


  • (n) someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts



  1. It's not so much that Borduas was a copyist as that he was opening himself up to learning.
  2. In the age of the ready-made and the copyist, private luxuries are now public domain.
  3. When a great couturier gives a showing, he may be sure that many a lynx-eyed copyist will attend, that many a minor dressmaker will quickly ape his best creations.


  • "Nothing primes inspiration more than necessity, whether it be the presence of a copyist waiting for your work or the prodding of an impresario tearing his hair. In my time, all the impresarios in Italy were bald at thirty," is in fact what...
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Gioacchino Rossini Source: Vancouver Sun

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