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in·stru·men·tal·ist

 (ĭn′strə-mĕn′tl-ĭst)
n.
1. Music One who plays an instrument.
2. An advocate or a student of instrumentalism.
adj.
Of, relating to, or advocating instrumentalism.

instrumentalist

(ˌɪnstrəˈmɛntəlɪst)
n
1. (Classical Music) a person who plays a musical instrument
2. (Philosophy) philosophy a person who believes in the doctrines of instrumentalism
adj
(Philosophy) of or relating to instrumentalism

in•stru•men•tal•ist

(ˌɪn strəˈmɛn tl ɪst)

n.
1. a person who plays a musical instrument.
2. an advocate of instrumentalism.
adj.
3. of, pertaining to, or advocating instrumentalism.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.instrumentalist - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)instrumentalist - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
musical group, musical organisation, musical organization - an organization of musicians who perform together
accompanist, accompanyist - a person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)
accordionist - a musician who plays the accordion
bandsman - a player in a band (especially a military band)
bassist - a musician who play the bass viol
bassoonist - a musician who plays the bassoon
bell ringer - someone who plays musical handbells
carillonneur - a musician who plays a carillon
cellist, violoncellist - someone who plays a violoncello
clarinetist, clarinettist - a musician who plays the clarinet
flautist, flute player, flutist - someone who plays the flute
gambist - a musician who performs upon the viola da gamba
guitar player, guitarist - a musician who plays the guitar
harmoniser, harmonizer - a musician who sings or plays in harmony
harper, harpist - someone who plays the harp
harpsichordist - someone who plays the harpsichord
hornist - a musician who plays a horn (especially a French horn)
jazz musician, jazzman - a musician who plays or composes jazz music
keyboardist - a musician who plays a keyboard instrument
koto player - a musician who plays the koto
lutanist, lutenist, lutist - a musician who plays the lute
oboist - a musician who plays the oboe
organist - a person who plays an organ
percussionist - a musician who plays percussion instruments
performer, performing artist - an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
pianist, piano player - a person who plays the piano
bagpiper, piper - someone who plays the bagpipe
recorder player - someone who plays the recorder
rhythm and blues musician - a performer (and sometimes composer) of rhythm and blues music
rock 'n' roll musician, rocker - a performer or composer or fan of rock music
saxist, saxophonist - a musician who plays the saxophone
singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser - a person who sings
sitar player - a musician who plays the sitar
soloist - a musician who performs a solo
trombone player, trombonist - a musician who plays the trombone
cornetist, trumpeter - a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
vibist, vibraphonist - a musician who plays the vibraphone
fiddler, violinist - a musician who plays the violin
violist - a musician who plays the viola
Translations
آلاتي، عازِف على آلة موسيقيَّه
instrumentalista
instrumentalist
hljóîfæraleikari
inštrumentalista

instrumentalist

[ˌɪnstrʊˈmentəlɪst] Ninstrumentista mf

instrumentalist

[ˌɪnstrəˈmɛntəlɪst] ninstrumentiste m/f

instrumentalist

nInstrumentalist(in) m(f)

instrumentalist

[ˌɪnstrəˈmɛntəlɪst] nstrumentista m/f

instrument

(ˈinstrəmənt) noun
1. a tool, especially if used for delicate scientific or medical work. medical/surgical/mathematical instruments.
2. (also musical instrument) an apparatus for producing musical sounds. He can play the piano, violin and several other instruments.
ˌinstruˈmental (-ˈmen-) adjective
performed on, or written for, musical instrument(s) rather than voices. She likes instrumental music.
ˌinstruˈmentalist (-ˈmen-) noun
a person who plays a musical instrument. There are three instrumentalists and one singer in the group.
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