Definition of etcher in English:

etcher

noun

See etch

  • ‘Walter Richard Sickert, the German-born painter and etcher who lived from 1860 until 1942, was a student of James McNeil Whistler and a disciple of Edgar Degas.’
  • ‘From 1904 he also gave up printmaking (he was one of the greatest etchers of his time and also made some lithographs).’
  • ‘The spring show of the James Gallery in Dalkey offers the chance to see the work of an artist acknowledged as one of the greatest etchers in art history.’
  • ‘Later, working as a painter, etcher and interior designer in Paris and London, he was renowned for his wit, style and elegance.’
  • ‘Also as he was a fine etcher and lithographer he understood the use of bold contrasting colours in particular the use of black to contrast.’

Pronunciation

etcher

/ˈɛtʃə/