cornetist

[kawr-net-ist]
noun
a musician who plays the cornet.
Also, cornettist.


Origin:
1880–85, Americanism; cornet + -ist

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To cornetist
Collins
World English Dictionary
cornetist or cornettist (kɔːˈnɛtɪst)
 
n
a person who plays the cornet
 
cornettist or cornettist
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
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.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature