executant

noun

ex·​ec·​u·​tant ig-ˈze-k(y)ə-tənt How to pronounce executant (audio)
: 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, 18 Feb. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of executant was in 1846

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“Executant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/executant. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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