Definition of Tympanist

1. Noun. A person who plays the kettledrums.

Exact synonyms: Timpanist
Generic synonyms: Drummer
Derivative terms: Timpani, Tympani, Tympanum, Tympan, Tympani, Tympanum



Definition of Tympanist

1. n. One who beats a drum.

Definition of Tympanist

1. Noun. alternative spelling of timpanist ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tympanist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tympanist

tympanic part of temporal bone
tympanic plate of temporal bone
tympanic plexus
tympanic promontory
tympanic ring
tympanic sinus
tympanic vein
tympanic veins
tympanic wall of cochlear duct
tympanichord
tympanichordal
tympanicity
tympanics
tympanies
tympanism
tympanist (current term)
tympanists
tympanites
tympaniteses
tympanitic
tympanitic resonance
tympanitis
tympanize
tympanized
tympanizes
tympanizing
tympano
tympano-
tympanocentesis
tympanoeustachian

Literary usage of Tympanist

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1. The Principles of Wind-band Transcription by Arthur A. Clappé (1921)
"To be able to tune well is the tympanist's most exacting task. Ths mechanical efforts of the tympanist are somewhat akin to that of the snare drummer, ..."

2. Old English Instruments of Music: Their History and Character by Francis William Galpin (1911)
"... at the same time that the tympanist could perform in the three great Musical Strains or Keys, of which some details are given in the first chapter, ..."

3. Melomaniacs by James Huneker (1902)
"Chopin would have been a great tympanist if he had not wasted his life foolishly at the piano. ... Ah me! what a tympanist was lost to the world. ..."

4. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1875)
"... tympanist is in great request—only we don't call him tympanist : he goes by the more familiar name of ..."

5. The Musical Blue Book of America by Emma L. Trapper (1919)
"... JOSEPH, tympanist; teacher of tympani; for twenty years first tympanist Chicago Symphony Orchestra; studio Orchestra Hall; ..."

6. The Derveni Krater: Masterpiece of Classical Greek Metalwork by Beryl Barr-Sharrar (2007)
"... The same treatment of clothing, uniting it closely to the forms of the body with fabric caught between the legs, is found on the neo-Attic tympanist no. ..."

7. Music (1901)
"... young man who grew up at the side of the late efficient tympanist, who was a master in this little understood department of orchestral rhythm. ..."

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