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tenorist

[ten-uh-rist]
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noun
  1. a person who sings tenor.
  2. a person who plays a tenor instrument.

Origin of tenorist

First recorded in 1715–25; tenor + -ist
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Historical Examples

  • Umlauf, tenorist in the orchestra, had written the little operetta of "Die Bergknappen," in which only four characters appeared.

    Life Of Mozart, Vol. 2 (of 3)

    Otto Jahn