accompanist

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

Definition of accompanist

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

Examples of accompanist in a sentence

  1. He will be her accompanist on the piano.

Origin and Etymology of accompanist

accompany + 1-ist


First Known Use: 1768


ACCOMPANIST Defined for English Language Learners

accompanist

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

Definition of accompanist for English Language Learners

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


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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