- Music. a person who plays an accompaniment.
Origin of accompanist
Related Words for accompanistartist, musician, voice, diva, soloist, crooner, vocalist, minstrel, songwriter, troubadour, songbird, songster, artiste, warbler, chorister, accompanist, chanter, nightingale, bard, poet
Examples from the Web for accompanist
Historical Examples of accompanist
I like Arlt, and for weeks I had been trying to get him as accompanist, so I gained by the affair.
He is Mr. Thayer's accompanist, that little German who was with him at Mrs. Stanley's.
Then, turning, he laid a kindly hand on the arm of his accompanist.
But New York could not supply an accompanist with a pointed beard!The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol 2 (of 2)
Harris is most widely known as an accompanist, and is one of the best in the country.Contemporary American Composers
sometimes US accompanyist (əˈkʌmpəniːɪst)
- a person who plays a musical accompaniment for another performer, esp a pianist accompanying a singer