instrumentalist

noun in·stru·men·tal·ist \ ˌin(t)-strə-ˈmen-tᵊl-ist \
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

Definition of instrumentalist

1 : a player on a musical instrument
2 : an exponent of instrumentalism

instrumentalist

adjective

Examples of instrumentalist in a Sentence

  1. he excels as a conductor, a composer, and as an instrumentalist

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First Known Use of instrumentalist

1814


INSTRUMENTALIST Defined for English Language Learners

instrumentalist

noun

Definition of instrumentalist for English Language Learners

  • : a person who plays a musical instrument



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