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guitarist

[gi-tahr-ist] /gɪˈtɑr ɪst/
noun
1.
a performer on the guitar.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; guitar + -ist
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  • The crowd looks pretty sedate, and a lone guitarist on stage is doing his best to keep the crowd entertained.
  • Let's face it, lap steel isn't your average guitarist's choice of axe.
  • Two years later, he was a guitarist in one of the four groups in his school.
  • No guitarist at the moment is more immediately recognizable.
Word Origin and History for guitarist
n.

1770, from guitar + -ist.

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