follow Dictionary.com

Why is the ninth month called September?

cornetist

[kawr-net-ist] /kɔrˈnɛt ɪst/
noun
1.
a musician who plays the cornet.
Also, cornettist.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; cornet + -ist
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for cornetist
  • On special occasions, a cornetist would play from a balcony on the building for those gathered below.
  • The distinguished cornetist was made the lion of the occasion, but was given no social recognition.
British Dictionary definitions for cornetist

cornetist

/kɔːˈnɛtɪst/
noun
1.
a person who plays the cornet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for cornetist

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for cornetist

11
0
Scrabble Words With Friends