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One who plays percussion instruments.
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(Instruments) music a person who plays any of several percussion instruments, esp in an orchestra
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(pərˈkʌʃ ə nɪst)

a musician who plays percussion instruments.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.percussionist - a musician who plays percussion instrumentspercussionist - a musician who plays percussion instruments
cymbalist - a performer on the cymbals
drummer - someone who plays a drum
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
xylophonist - someone who plays a xylophone
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[pəˈkʌʃənɪst] Npercusionista mf
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[pəˈkʌʃənɪst] npercussionista m/f
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(pəˈkaʃən) noun
1. (in an orchestra, the group of people who play) musical instruments in which the sound is produced by striking them eg drums, cymbals etc. He plays (the) percussion in the orchestra; (also adjective) a percussion instrument.
2. the striking of one hard object against another. A gun is fired by means of percussion.
perˈcussionist noun
a person who plays percussion instruments in an orchestra etc.
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