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bass·ist

 (bā′sĭst)
n.
A musician who plays a bass instrument, especially a double bass or bass guitar.

bassist

(ˈbeɪsɪst)
n
(Jazz) a player of a double bass, esp in a jazz band

bass•ist

(ˈbeɪ sɪst)

n.
a player of a bass instrument.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bassist - a musician who play the bass violbassist - a musician who play the bass viol  
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
Translations
basista
basisti

bassist

[ˈbeɪsɪst] N (Mus) → bajista mf, bajo m

bassist

[ˈbeɪsɪst] nbassiste mf
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