virtuoso

  • 1 Virtuoso — 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. [1913 Webster] Virtuoso the Italians… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 virtuoso — (n.) 1610s, scholar, connoisseur, from It. virtuoso (pl. virtuosi), noun use of adjective meaning skilled, learned, of exceptional worth, from L.L. virtuosus (see VIRTUOUS (Cf. virtuous)). Meaning person with great skill (as in music) is first… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 virtuoso — [vʉr΄cho͞oä′sik, vʉr΄cho͞oō′sikvʉr΄cho͞o ō′sō] n. pl. virtuosos or virtuosi [vʉr΄cho͞o ō′sē] [It, skilled, learned < LL virtuosus: see VIRTUOUS] 1. Obs. a) a person who has a general or broad interest in the arts and sciences; savant or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 virtuoso — index expert, specialist Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 virtuoso — /virtu oso/ [dal lat. tardo virtuosus, der. di virtus ]. ■ agg. 1. a. [che dimostra onestà, rettitudine, ecc.: persona v. ; atti v. ] ▶◀ buono, (lett.) intemerato, irreprensibile, onesto, probo, retto. ◀▶ corrotto, disonesto, dissoluto,… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 6 virtuoso — virtuoso, sa adjetivo 1) incorruptible, puro, íntegro. 2) bueno, bondadoso, indulgente, benévolo, caritativo, misericordioso, afable …

    Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • 7 virtuoso — |ô| adj. 1. Que tem virtude, que é inspirado pela virtude. 2. Casto, honesto, caritativo. 3. Eficaz (remédio). 4.  [Antigo] Vigoroso; esforçado. 5.  [Música] Músico de grande talento. 6. Executante não profissional, mas de grande mérito. • Plural …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 8 virtuoso — *expert, adept, artist, artiste, wizard …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 virtuoso — meaning ‘a person highly skilled in musical technique’, has the plural form virtuosi, pronounced si or zi …

    Modern English usage

  • 10 virtuoso — [n] person who is an expert ace, adept, artist, artiste, authority, big league*, brain*, celebrity, champ*, champion, crackerjack*, dillettante, egghead, genius, hotshot*, hot stuff*, intelligent, magician, musician, natural*, no slouch*, old… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 virtuoso — virtuoso, sa (Del lat. virtuōsus). 1. adj. Que se ejercita en la virtud u obra según ella. U. t. c. s.) 2. Se dice igualmente de las mismas acciones. 3. Dicho de una cosa: Que tiene la actividad y virtud natural que le corresponde. 4. Dicho de un …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 12 virtuoso — ► NOUN (pl. virtuosi or virtuosos) ▪ a person highly skilled in music or another artistic pursuit. DERIVATIVES virtuosic adjective virtuosity noun. ORIGIN from Italian, learned, skilful …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 Virtuoso — A virtuoso (from Italian virtuoso , late Latin virtuosus , Latin virtus meaning: skill, manliness, excellence) is an individual who possesses outstanding technical ability at singing or playing a musical instrument. The plural form is either… …

    Wikipedia

  • 14 Virtuoso — (Del lat. virtuosus.) ► adjetivo/ sustantivo 1 Que practica la virtud y obra según ella: ■ es un hombre virtuoso, muy bueno. ► adjetivo 2 Que tiene virtudes o cualidades: ■ acción virtuosa. ► adjetivo/ sustantivo 3 Que domina la técnica de su… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 15 virtuoso — vir|tu|o|so [ˌvə:tʃuˈəusəu US ˌvə:rtʃuˈousou] n plural virtuosos [Date: 1600 1700; : Italian; Origin: virtuoso virtuous, skilled , from Latin virtus; VIRTUE] someone who is a very skilful performer, especially in music ▪ violin virtuoso Stephane… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 virtuoso — noun (plural sos or virtuosi) Etymology: Italian, from virtuoso, adjective, virtuous, skilled, from Late Latin virtuosus virtuous, from Latin virtus Date: 1651 1. an experimenter or investigator especially in the arts and sciences ; savant 2. one …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 virtuoso — [[t]vɜ͟ː(r)tʃuo͟ʊzoʊ[/t]] virtuosos, virtuosi (plural) [pr][[t]vɜ͟ː(r)tʃuo͟ʊzi[/t]][/pr] 1) N COUNT A virtuoso is someone who is extremely good at something, especially at playing a musical instrument. He was gaining a reputation as a remarkable… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 virtuoso — UK [ˌvɜː(r)tʃʊˈəʊsəʊ] / US [ˌvɜrtʃuˈoʊsoʊ] noun [countable] Word forms virtuoso : singular virtuoso plural virtuosos or virtuosi a) someone who is very good at a particular activity, especially playing a musical instrument a violin virtuoso b)… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 virtuoso — vir·tuó·so agg., s.m. 1. agg. CO che si comporta e vive secondo virtù: donna onesta e virtuosa | conforme a virtù: scelta, condotta virtuosa | BU estens., che induce, che stimola a seguire la virtù Sinonimi: dabbene, intemerato, irreprensibile,… …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 20 virtuoso — /verr chooh oh soh/, n., pl. virtuosos, virtuosi / see/, adj. n. 1. a person who has special knowledge or skill in a field. 2. a person who excels in musical technique or execution. 3. a person who has a cultivated appreciation of artistic… …

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