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accompanist

play
noun ac·com·pa·nist \ə-ˈkəmp-nist, -ˈkəm-pə-\

Simple Definition of accompanist

  • : someone who plays a musical instrument while another person is singing or playing the main part : someone who plays an accompaniment

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of accompanist

  1. :  one (as a pianist) who plays an accompaniment

Examples of accompanist in a sentence

  1. He will be her accompanist on the piano.



Circa 1811

First Known Use of accompanist

circa 1811


ACCOMPANIST Defined for Kids

accompanist

play
noun ac·com·pa·nist \ə-ˈkəm-pə-nist\

Definition of accompanist for Students

  1. :  a musician who plays in support of someone else who is singing or playing an instrument




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