Definition of Instrumentalist

1. Noun. Someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession).




Definition of Instrumentalist

1. n. One who plays upon an instrument of music, as distinguished from a vocalist.

Definition of Instrumentalist

1. Noun. One who plays a musical instrument, as distinguished from a vocalist ¹

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Definition of Instrumentalist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Instrumentalist

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instrumental cases
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instrumental role
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instrumentalist (current term)
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Literary usage of Instrumentalist

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1. The Present Conflict of Ideals: A Study of the Philosophical Background of by Ralph Barton Perry (1918)
"Such a view would be consistent with the bare instrumentalist thesis that truth ... It would be necessary quite independently of the instrumentalist theory ..."

2. Test Case: Italy, Ethiopia, and the League of Nations by George W. Baer (1976)
"... TEST CASE An instrumentalist League Mussolini did not intend the invasion of Ethiopia in October to be the test case for collective security in Europe. ..."

3. The Field of Philosophy: An Introduction to the Study of Philosophy by Joseph Alexander Leighton (1919)
"THE instrumentalist VIEW OF INTELLIGENCE. In the latest development of pragmatism in the hands of John Dewey and his school, and to which the name ..."

4. A Dictionary of the Drama: A Guide to the Plays, Play-wrights, Players, and by William Davenport Adams (1904)
"He was trained to be an instrumentalist, and began life in the orchestra of the Brighton Theatre, where he made his debut as an actor as Old Crazy in ..."

5. Her Royal Highness Woman and His Majesty by Max O'Rell (1901)
"CHAPTER IX ART IN LOVE Pleasure and happiness—Love is the poetry of the senses—The artistic temperament—The instrument and the instrumentalist—The defence ..."

6. The Field of Philosophy: An Outline of Lectures on Introduction to Philosophy by Joseph Alexander Leighton (1918)
"THE instrumentalist VIEW OP INTELLIGENCE. In the latest development of pragmatism in the hands of John Dewey and his school, and to which the name in- ..."

7. Sixty Years of Recollections by Ernest Legouvé, Albert Dresden Vandam (1893)
"Berlioz as a Singer and instrumentalist.—The Real Man as distinct from the Reputed One.—A Sonata by Beethoven.—Berlioz' good-natured contempt for Italian ..."

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