musician

[myoo-zish-uhn]
noun
1.
a person who makes music a profession, especially as a performer of music.
2.
any person, whether professional or not, skilled in music.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English musicien < Middle French. See music, -ian

musicianly, adjective
unmusicianly, adjective
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musician (mjuːˈzɪʃən)
 
n
a person who plays or composes music, esp as a profession
 
mu'sicianly
 
adj

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Word Origin & History

musician
late 14c., "one skilled in music," from music (q.v.). Sense of "professional musical performer" first recorded mid-15c.
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Example sentences
His music has a magical feel to it and he's such a fantastic musician.
For a musician who travels a lot, this has been a handicap.
To expect her to also master literature is little different from expecting her
  to be a great sculptor or musician.
Tango dancers take their steps, accompanied by a musician with a concertina.
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