Meaning of “stylist” in the English Dictionary

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"stylist" in British English

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stylistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈstaɪ.lɪst/ us /ˈstaɪ.lɪst/

a person whose job is to shape or design something:

the latest exciting new car designed by our team of stylists
a hair stylist

a person whose job is to help people, especially famous people, decide on a style of clothes, hair, etc.:

She needs to fire her stylist - that outfit is awful!

literature a writer who has a good writing style and chooses the words they use very carefully:

She's no stylist, but she writes very exciting stories.

(Definition of “stylist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stylist" in American English

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stylistnoun [ C ]

us /ˈstɑɪ·lɪst/

a person whose job is to arrange, shape, or design something, such as a person's hair:

She gave up a career as a fashion stylist to rear two daughters.

(Definition of “stylist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)