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mu·si·cian

 (myo͞o-zĭsh′ən)
n.
One who composes, conducts, or performs music, especially instrumental music.

[Middle English musicien, from Old French, from Latin mūsica, music; see music.]

mu·si′cian·ly adj.
mu·si′cian·ship′ n.

musician

(mjuːˈzɪʃən)
n
(Music, other) a person who plays or composes music, esp as a profession
muˈsicianly adj

mu•si•cian

(myuˈzɪʃ ən)

n.
a person who performs music, esp. professionally.
[1350–1400; Middle English musicien < Middle French. See music, -ian]
mu•si′cian•ly, adj.
mu•si′cian•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.musician - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)musician - 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
2.musician - artist who composes or conducts music as a profession
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
adapter, arranger, transcriber - a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance
artist, creative person - a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
cantor, choirmaster, precentor - the musical director of a choir
composer - someone who composes music as a profession
conductor, music director, director - the person who leads a musical group
virtuoso - a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

musician

noun
Quotations
"I am not a musician. I don't go in too deep. If you have the music in your head, and you sing it with your body, then you'll be alright" [Luciano Pavarotti]
"I'm a concert pianist - that's a pretentious way of saying I'm unemployed" [Alan Jay Lerner An American in Paris]

musician

noun
One who plays a musical instrument:
Translations
عازِف موسيقيعَازِفٌ مُوسِيقِيّموسيقي، موسيقار
hudebník-ice-kamuzikant
musiker
muusikko
glazbenik
muzsikuszenész
hljóîfæraleikaritónlistarmaîur
音楽家
음악가
muzikantas
hudobník
glasbenik
musiker
นักดนตรี
nhạc công

musician

[mjuːˈzɪʃən] Nmúsico/a m/f
he's a musicianes músico

musician

[mjuːˈzɪʃən] nmusicien(ne) m/f

musician

nMusiker(in) m(f)

musician

[mjuːˈzɪʃn] nmusicista m/f

music

(ˈmjuːzik) noun
1. the art of arranging and combining sounds able to be produced by the human voice or by instruments. She prefers classical music to popular music; She is studying music; (also adjective) a music lesson.
2. the written form in which such tones etc are set down. The pianist has forgotten to bring her music.
ˈmusical adjective
1. of or producing music. a musical instrument.
2. like music, especially in being pleasant to hear. a musical voice.
3. (of a person) having a talent for music. Their children are all musical.
noun
a film or play that includes a large amount of singing, dancing etc.
ˈmusically adverb
musician (mjuˈziʃən) noun
1. a person who is skilled in music. The conductor of this orchestra is a fine musician.
2. a person who plays a musical instrument. This show has ten singers, twenty dancers and fifty musicians.

musician

عَازِفٌ مُوسِيقِيّ hudebník musiker Musiker μουσικός músico muusikko musicien glazbenik musicista 音楽家 음악가 musicus musiker muzyk músico музыкант musiker นักดนตรี müzisyen nhạc công 音乐家

musician

n músico -ca mf
References in classic literature ?
Browning was a mere boy, it is recorded that he debated within himself whether he should not become a painter or a musician as well as a poet.
And she's more of a musician than you are a painter."
Not but I think a painter may make a better face than ever was; but he must do it by a kind of felicity (as a musician that maketh an excellent air in music), and not by rule.
And when you want to keep a shield or a lyre, and not to use them, you would say that justice is useful; but when you want to use them, then the art of the soldier or of the musician?
Daae's father was a great musician, perhaps without knowing it.
The greatest kindness fortune could do me now would be to close my eyes and ears so as neither to see or hear that unhappy musician."
At this the robber ran back as fast as he could to his comrades, and told the captain how a horrid witch had got into the house, and had spat at him and scratched his face with her long bony fingers; how a man with a knife in his hand had hidden himself behind the door, and stabbed him in the leg; how a black monster stood in the yard and struck him with a club, and how the devil had sat upon the top of the house and cried out, 'Throw the rascal up here!' After this the robbers never dared to go back to the house; but the musicians were so pleased with their quarters that they took up their abode there; and there they are, I dare say, at this very day.
This little coterie of friends was composed of seven famous men, who possessed many talents in common, being poets and musicians, alchemists, philosophers, and mostly hard drinkers as well.
He had not finished the last verse before the young people began to get ready to dance in the large hall, and the sound of the feet and the coughing of the musicians were heard from the gallery.
There were buffoons, there were improvisatori, there were ballet-dancers, there were musicians, there was Beauty, there was wine.
In the corner to the left are the three musicians, upon a little platform, toiling heroically to make some impression upon the hubbub; also the babies, similarly occupied, and an open window whence the populace imbibes the sights and sounds and odors.