fu·​sion·​ist | \ ˈfyü-zhə-nist How to pronounce fusionist (audio) \

Definition of fusionist

: a person involved in a political fusion or in musical fusion

Examples of fusionist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ahmari had convened that group—the post-fusionist caucus—with his friend Matthew Schmitz, a young editor at First Things and another Catholic convert, who had grown up in Nebraska. Benjamin Wallace-wells, The New Yorker, "David French, Sohrab Ahmari, and the Battle for the Future of Conservatism," 12 Sep. 2019 Other performers will include Latin-jazz fusionists Bossa Soul, rockin’ brass band Brio Brass, the Jazz Standards and the Selby Avenue Brass Band. Dan Emerson, Twin Cities, "Fall Arts Guide: Jazz on the menu in a mix of venues and styles," 7 Sep. 2019 For the libertarian or fusionist, this might have been a gross infringement on the freedom of citizens to break bonds of their own will. Declan Leary, National Review, "Catholics vs. Libertarians in the 1960s," 11 June 2019 And the Da Camera JAM series begins April 5 with jazz/bluegrass fusionist Jacqui Sutton. Houston Chronicle, "Discovery Green lines up Terry Allen, Slim Thug, Marcia Ball for concert series," 1 Feb. 2018 Rah the Son (Loving Touch afterparty): Rah the Son is the recording and performing moniker of Detroit pop-fusionist Rahbi Hammond, who has a soul-R&B voice and delivery that sometimes suggests the flow of hip-hop. Jeff Milo, Detroit Free Press, "8 must-see musical performances at Pig & Whiskey in Ferndale," 12 July 2017

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First Known Use of fusionist

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fusionist

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“Fusionist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fusionist. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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