A virtuoso is someone who is very good at something. They might be a musician, an artist, or a sportsman.

  • She is a virtuoso pianist.

  • He is a virtuoso violinist.

Definition of virtuosos


someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field


ace, adept, champion, genius, hotshot, maven, mavin, sensation, star, superstar, whizz, whiz, wiz, wizard


having or revealing supreme mastery or skill


consummate, masterful, masterly


a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

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Example Sentences for virtuosos

  • 1

    He lacked the discipline and technical skills of a true virtuoso.

  • 2

    He is a virtuoso of the instrument.

  • 3

    He is the grandfather of violin virtuoso Anastasia Khitruk.

  • 4

    The concert was shared with the then renowned virtuoso Sigismond Thalberg.

  • 5

    The overture finishes with a virtuoso coda for the full orchestra.

  • 6

    Jenkins played the lute and was a virtuoso upon the lyra viol.

  • 7

    Jimi Hendrix is not a guitar virtuoso to the full extent of the term.

  • 8

    Chiotis is known as an incredible virtuoso on both the Bouzouki and the Guitar.

  • 9

    Among the elite of these men Bissell had acquired the reputation of a virtuoso.

  • 10

    By 1888, he was widely accepted as the greatest ballet virtuoso in the world.