bass player

noun

Definition of bass player

: a performer on a bass musical instrument (such as the double bass) allows the pianist, the bass player, and the drummer to get in a few licksNew Yorker

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First Known Use of bass player

1817, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bass player

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“Bass player.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bass%20player. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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