violinist


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

vi·o·lin

 (vī′ə-lĭn′)
n.
A stringed instrument played with a bow, having four strings tuned at intervals of a fifth, an unfretted fingerboard, and a shallower body than the viol and capable of great flexibility in range, tone, and dynamics.

[Italian violino, diminutive of viola, viola; see viola1.]

vi′o·lin′ist n.
vi′o·lin·is′tic adj.

violinist

(ˌvaɪəˈlɪnɪst)
n
(Music, other) a person who plays the violin
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.violinist - a musician who plays the violinviolinist - a musician who plays the violin  
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
Translations
عَازِفُ الكَمَانعازِف الكَمان
houslista-ka
violinist
viulistiviulunsoittaja
violinist
hegedûmûvészhegedűművészhegedűs
fiîluleikari
バイオリン奏者
바이올리니스트
huslista
violinist
violinist
นักสีไวโอลิน
người chơi Violin

violinist

[ˌvaɪəˈlɪnɪst] Nviolinista mf

violinist

[ˌvaɪəˈlɪnɪst] nvioloniste mfviolin player nvioloniste mf

violinist

nGeiger(in) m(f), → Violinist(in) m(f)

violinist

[ˌvaɪəˈlɪnɪst] nviolinista m/f

violin

(vaiəˈlin) noun
a type of musical instrument with four strings, played with a bow. She played the violin in the school orchestra; Can you play that on the violin?
ˌvioˈlinist noun
a violin player. She is a leading violinist.

violinist

عَازِفُ الكَمَان houslista violinist Geiger βιολιστής violinista viulunsoittaja violoniste violinist violinista バイオリン奏者 바이올리니스트 vioolspeler fiolinist skrzypek violinista скрипач violinist นักสีไวโอลิน kemancı người chơi Violin 小提琴演奏者
References in classic literature ?
He nods and shakes his head at his companions, jerking at them with his violin, until at last the long form of the second violinist also rises up.
He maintained that the father was the first violinist in the world and that the daughter had the making of a great artist.
The sound of tools to a clever workman who loves his work is like the tentative sounds of the orchestra to the violinist who has to bear his part in the overture: the strong fibres begin their accustomed thrill, and what was a moment before joy, vexation, or ambition, begins its change into energy.
He was dropped through the hole (it wasn't an accidental hole) just at some very dramatic moment of the entertainment, when the bow of some great violinist or the voice of some great singer opened or came to its climax.
The violinist, within a yard of where Michael sat squatted on his haunches, played the notes of "Home, Sweet Home" with loud slow exactitude and emphasis.
Compounded with the waking dream of Otherwhere, was the memory of Steward and the love of Steward, with whom he had learned to sing the very series of notes that now were being reproduced by the circus-rider violinist.
The spectral forms of the lost pack were all about him as he sang and ran in open-eyed dream; the violinist paused in surprise; the men poked the monkey leader of the monkey orchestra and whirled him about wildly raging on his revolving stool; and Johnny laughed.
Violinist, play that over again, now, 'Home, Sweet Home,'--let her go.
The program has also received a $24,500 Sphinx MPower Artist Grant through the Sphinx Organization," stated Kelly Hall-Tompkins, solo violinist and founder of the Music Kitchen.
The group's five core musicians include artistic director and violinist Sharon Schuman, pianist Victor Steinhardt, violinist Pilar Bradshaw, violinist and violist Holland Phillips and cellist Steven Pologe.
The violinist, whose dad John was a cellist in the Liverpool Phil, is set to appear later this month.
The heroine of the story is sixteen year old violinist Emma Braun and apprentice luthier.