Definition of Hornist

1. Noun. A musician who plays a horn (especially a French horn).

Generic synonyms: Instrumentalist, Musician, Player



Definition of Hornist

1. Noun. Someone who plays the horn. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hornist

1. a French horn player [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hornist

horngeld
horngelds
hornified
hornifies
hornifying
horninesses
horning
hornings
hornish
hornist (current term)
hornists
hornito
hornitoes
hornitos
hornless
hornlessness
hornlessnesses
hornlet
hornlets
hornlike
hornotine
hornowl
hornowls
hornpike

Literary usage of Hornist

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1. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1855)
"... who sang at the Germania concerts, isa very superior hornist, and remains here. ... the hornist, and MORITZ, the trumpet, who propose to vary a business ..."

2. Journal of Applied Psychology by American Psychological Association, American Association for Applied Psychology (1918)
"... and open tones may be is also indebted to Dr. EL Davis (hornist), Mr. Franz Hain (hornist) and Mr. R. Nagel (cellist) of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, ..."

3. The Life of Johannes Brahms by Florence May (1905)
"Brahms was a willing and heartily welcome visitor at his house, and took part there in performances of his E minor Violoncello Sonata, and, with the hornist ..."

4. The Musical World (1857)
"The overture began, and all went well, until the performance was suddenly interrupted by the hornist. who ejaculated, in a perfect fury : " What ass has ..."

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