ex·​ec·​u·​tant | \ ig-ˈze-k(y)ə-tənt How to pronounce executant (audio) \

Definition of executant

: one who executes or performs especially : one skilled in the technique of an art : performer

Examples of executant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 4,000 executants royally fêted le grand Haendel [sic]. New York Times, "‘The Man in the Red Coat,’ by Julian Barnes: An Excerpt," 18 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of executant

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Executant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/executant. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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