Definitions for pianistpiˈæn ɪst, ˈpyæn-, ˈpi ə nɪst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pi•an•istpiˈæn ɪst, ˈpyæn-, ˈpi ə nɪst(n.)

  1. a person who plays the piano, esp. one who performs expertly or professionally.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of pianist:

1830–40; < F pianiste < It pianista. See piano1, -ist

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pianist, piano player(noun)

    a person who plays the piano

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. pianist(noun)ˈæn ɪst, ˈpyæn-, ˈpi ə nɪst

    sb who plays the piano


  1. pianist(Noun)

    A person who plays the piano, particularly with skill or as part of an orchestra.

  2. pianist(Noun)

    A spy using radio or wireless telegraphy to keep in touch with headquarters during the Second World War

  3. Origin: From pianiste, from pianista. Also pian(o) + -ist.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pianist(noun)

    a performer, esp. a skilled performer, on the piano


  1. Pianist

    A pianist is a musician who plays the piano. A professional pianist can perform solo pieces, play with an ensemble or orchestra, or accompany one or more singers, solo instrumentalists, or other performers.

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a person who plays the piano.

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