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

Word History


bass entry 2

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bass player was in 1817

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“Bass player.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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