ten·​or·​ist ˈte-nə-rist How to pronounce tenorist (audio)
: a person who sings tenor or plays a tenor instrument

Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tenorist was in 1865

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“Tenorist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tenorist. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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