Definition of plein-airist in English:

plein-airist

(also plein-airiste)

adjective

Art
  • Of, resembling, or characteristic of the plein-air school of painting.

noun

Art
  • A painter of the plein-air school.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Atlantic Monthly. From French pleinairiste from plein air + -iste.

Pronunciation

plein-airist

/pleɪnˈɛːrɪst/