altoist

noun

al·​to·​ist
ˈalˌtōə̇st,
ˈaltəwə̇st
plural -s
: a player of the alto saxophone

called also alto man

Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of altoist was in 1946

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“Altoist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/altoist. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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