concertmaster

noun con·cert·mas·ter \ ˈkän(t)-sərt-ˌma-stər \
variants: or concertmeister play \ˈkän(t)-sərt-ˌmī-stər\

Definition of concertmaster

:the leader of the first violins of an orchestra and by custom usually the assistant to the conductor

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Origin and Etymology of concertmaster

German Konzertmeister, from Konzert concert + Meister master


CONCERTMASTER Defined for English Language Learners

concertmaster

noun

Definition of concertmaster for English Language Learners

  • : a musician who is the leading violin player and the assistant conductor of an orchestra


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