Definition of Cellist

1. Noun. Someone who plays a violoncello.

Exact synonyms: Violoncellist
Generic synonyms: Instrumentalist, Musician, Player
Specialized synonyms: Casals, Pablo Casals
Derivative terms: Cello



Definition of Cellist

1. Noun. one who plays the cello ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cellist

1. one who plays the cello [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cellist

cellarway
cellarways
cellary
cellblock
cellblocks
cellco
cellcos
celled
cellevision
celli
cellicolous
celliferous
celliform
cellifugal
celling
cellist (current term)
cellists
cellmate
cellmates
cello
cellobiase
cellobiohydrolase
cellobiose
cellobiose oxidase
cellobioses
cellobiosidase
cellobioside
cellodextrin phosphorylase
cellohexose
celloidin

Literary usage of Cellist

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1. Beethoven's Letters: A Critical Edition : with Explanatory Notes by Ludwig van Beethoven, Alfred Christlieb Kalischer, John South Shedlock (1909)
"... To THE 'cellist LINKE [1825 ?] DEAR LEFT (LINKE) AND RIGHT. As I have heard much that is good of Herr von Booklet, I think it would be best to ask him ..."

2. The Canadian Album: Men of Canada : Or, Success by Example, in Religion by William Cochrane, John Castell Hopkins, W. J. Hunter (1896)
"... violon- cellist, Montreal, was born in that city, Feb. 24th, 1865. His father was Louis Charbonneau, a retired gentleman, formerly a large mill owner in ..."

3. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians: Being the Sixth Volume of the by Charles Newell Boyd, Waldo Selden Pratt (1920)
"Denmark, 1881), from 1900 a notable 'cellist in Europe, from 1912 played in the Philadelphia Orchestra and taught in the Broad Street Conservatory, ..."

4. The Violoncello and Its History by Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski, Isobella S. E. Stigand (1894)
"On the completion of his education he worked for a time as first cellist in the Mannsfeld orchestra in Dresden, and then he undertook the office of solo ..."

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