Definition of Oboist

1. Noun. A musician who plays the oboe.

Generic synonyms: Instrumentalist, Musician, Player
Derivative terms: Oboe



Definition of Oboist

1. n. A performer on the oboe.

Definition of Oboist

1. Noun. A performer on the oboe. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oboist

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oboist

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oboist (current term)
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Literary usage of Oboist

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1. Music Lovers' Cyclopedia: Containing a Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary by Rupert Hughes (1912)
"3rd son of (4); oboist and bass-violist ; c. flute- ... (u) Pierre, Paris, 1681—1740(7); oboist, flutist and violist ; c. suites and prod, a pastorale at ..."

2. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1882)
"At the age of fifteen he came, to Vienna, and was engaged as oboist in ... He soon after went to Bucharest, where he had obtained an engagement as oboist. ..."

3. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1907)
"In 1716 he became oboist in the Chambre, and bass violinist in the Grande Écurie. ... the second son, born Sept 7, 1686, succeeded his father as oboist in ..."

4. British Musical Biography: A Dictionary of Musical Artists, Authors and by James Duff Brown, Stephen Samuel Stratton (1897)
"oboist at the opera, 1768. PARKER. Concerto player at Vauxhall, 1771. Principal oboist at Drury Lane, 1771. Member of King's Private Band. ..."

5. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"143) of the practical jokes played on the popular oboist by the Prince of Wales and ... Thin testimony of the younger Purke, himself an oboist of repute, ..."

6. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, George Grove (1880)
"4,1686, succeeded his father as oboist in the Chambre, and died about 1725. ... 1726, was oboist in the Chambre and the Grande Ecurie. ..."

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