bandmaster

noun
band·​mas·​ter | \ ˈban(d)-ˌma-stər How to pronounce bandmaster (audio) \

Definition of bandmaster

: bandleader especially : a conductor of a military or concert band

Examples of bandmaster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His great-great-grandfather Felix was Gen. Custer’s bandmaster. Nick Canepa Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 May 2021 Her father, Tomas, was a Navy bandmaster and musician. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, 17 Jan. 2020 Her father, Tomas, was a Navy bandmaster and musician. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, 17 Jan. 2020 Her father, Tomas, was a Navy bandmaster and musician. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, 17 Jan. 2020 Her father, Tomas, was a Navy bandmaster and musician. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, 17 Jan. 2020 Her father, Tomas, was a Navy bandmaster and musician. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, 17 Jan. 2020 Her father, Tomas, was a Navy bandmaster and musician. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, 17 Jan. 2020 Her father, Tomas, was a Navy bandmaster and musician. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, 17 Jan. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of bandmaster

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Bandmaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bandmaster. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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