Meaning of “virtuoso” in the English Dictionary

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virtuosonoun [ C ]

uk /ˌvɜː.tʃuˈəʊ.səʊ/ us /ˌvɝː.tʃuˈoʊ.soʊ/ plural virtuosos or virtuosi

virtuosoadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌvɜː.tʃuˈəʊ.səʊ/ us /ˌvɝː.tʃuˈoʊ.soʊ/

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

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virtuosonoun [ C ]

us /ˌvɜr·tʃuˈoʊ·soʊ/ plural virtuosos

a person who is extremely skilled at something, especially at playing an instrument or performing:

Famous mainly for his wonderful voice, Cole was also a virtuoso on the piano.
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˌvɜr·tʃuˈoʊ·soʊ/

The world’s greatest tenor treated us to a virtuoso display of his abundant talent.

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