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One that makes or repairs stringed instruments, such as violins.

[French, from luth, lute, from Old French lut; see lute1.]


1. (Professions) a lute-maker
2. (Instruments) a lute-maker


(ˈlu ti ər)

a maker of stringed instruments, as violins.
[1875–80; < French, =luth lute1 + -ier -ier2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.luthier - a craftsman who makes stringed instruments (as lutes or guitars or violins)
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
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