Definition of Percussionist

1. Noun. A musician who plays percussion instruments.

Specialized synonyms: Cymbalist, Drummer, Xylophonist
Generic synonyms: Instrumentalist, Musician, Player
Derivative terms: Percussion, Percussion



Definition of Percussionist

1. Noun. A trained musician who plays percussion instruments, as opposed to a drummer who lacks formal training. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Percussionist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Percussionist

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percussion wave
percussionist (current term)
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percussors
percutaneous
percutaneous absorption
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percutaneous nephrostomy
percutaneous stimulation

Literary usage of Percussionist

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1. ... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1892)
"... percussionist and poet, expert alike in the resonances of the thoracic cavity and those of the rhyming vocabulary ? I think life has not yet done with ..."

2. Medical Essays: 1842-1882 by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1911)
"... percussionist and poet, expert alike in the resonances of the thoracic cavity and those of the rhyming vocabulary ? I think life has not yet done with ..."

3. The Temple of Apollo Bassitas by Frederick A. Cooper (1996)
"... of Euripides' Helen, where she also acts as percussionist for a chorus, in this case of Muses and Charites sent by Zeus to cheer a despondent Demeter. ..."

4. ... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1892)
"... percussionist and poet, expert alike in the resonances of the thoracic cavity and those of the rhyming vocabulary ? I think life has not yet done with ..."

5. Jazz on Film and Video in the Library of Congress by Rebecca D. Clear (1994)
"VBF 7044 Follows the San Francisco Bay Area jazz quartet United Front (percussionist Anthony Brown, bassist Mark Izu, saxist Lewis Jordan and trumpeter ..."

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