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a person who tends to view or represent things as they really are.
an artist or a writer whose work is characterized by .
Philosophy. an adherent of .
of or relating to or to a person who embodies its principles or practices:
the realist approach to social ills; realist paintings.
a person who is aware of and accepts the physical universe, events, etc, as they are; pragmatist
an artist or writer who seeks to represent the familiar or typical in real life rather than an idealized, formalized, or romantic interpretation
(philosophy) a person who accepts realism
(modifier) of, relating to, or characteristic of realism or realists in the arts, philosophy, etc: a realist school

c.1600, in philosophy, from real (adj.) + -ist, and cf. French réaliste. Also see realism.


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