noun \myü-ˈzi-shən\

: a person who writes, sings, or plays music

Full Definition of MUSICIAN

:  a composer, conductor, or performer of music; especially :  instrumentalist
mu·si·cian·ly \-lē\ adjective
mu·si·cian·ship \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of MUSICIAN

  1. She's a very talented musician.
  2. <the violinist was a famous and exquisitely talented musician>

First Known Use of MUSICIAN

14th century


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