Pronunciation of Virtuoso
/vˌɜːtjuːˈə͡ʊsə͡ʊ/, /vˌɜːtjuːˈəʊsəʊ/, /v_ˌɜː_t_j_uː_ˈəʊ_s_əʊ/
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Synonyms for virtuoso:
Other synonyms and related words:
masterful, skillful, supporter, adept, genius, artful, sense datum, proficient, whizz, good, principal, scholar, educated, dexterous, masterly, delicate, sensation, paladin, sentience, authority, sense experience, whiz, sensory faculty, shark, wiz, complete, brilliance, sense impression, past master, Cognoscente, crackerjack, fighter, adroit, ace, superstar, experienced, necromancer, veteran, hotshot, mastermind, title-holder, lead, brain, professed, asterisk, meister, sense, hero, one, connoisseur, specialist, unity, versed, practiced, headliner, Bravura, protagonist, deft, wizard, accomplished, booster, geek, workmanlike, skilled, maven, magician, admirer, sorcerer, compleat, einstein, single, flair, dab hand, expert, wizardry, friend, sentiency, mavin, consummate, great.
harpsichordist, violinist, flutist, soprano, bassist, saxophonist, tenor, trombonist, guitarist, bass, cellist, Accordionist, trumpeter, oboist, singer, bassoonist, banjoist, fiddler, arranger, clarinetist, baritone, pianist, instrumentalist, drummer, musician, composer, player, maestro, harpist, alto, performer, keyboardist.
person who is an expert (noun)
paragon, president, prodigy, superwoman, wonderwoman, master, leader, elite, boss, prima donna, premier, nobility, superman, champion, victor, champ, exceller, superior, star, prize winner, chief, aristocracy, sovereign, winner, commander.
Usage examples for virtuoso:
- During the whole time she had not given a thought to the fact that it was Emil Lindbach, the celebrated violin virtuoso, with whom she was sitting there; and she felt bound to say: " By the way, you are playing in Vienna soon. - "Bertha Garlan", Arthur Schnitzler.
- After quoting which my father comments: Never was anything more false than this worship of sorrow by Carlyle; he has picked it up out of past history and spouts it for mere display, as a virtuoso delights in the style of his grandfather. - "Notes of a Son and Brother", Henry James.
- I am inclined to hope for much from him; because everything I know and have heard concerning his method of playing proves that this virtuoso is a complete master of the style of execution I demand for our classical music. - "On Conducting (Ueber das Dirigiren): A Treatise on Style in the Execution of Classical Music", Richard Wagner (translated by Edward Dannreuther).