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bassist

[ bey-sist ]
/ ˈbeɪ sɪst /
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noun

a singer with a bass voice.
a player of a bass instrument, especially of the bass viol.

Nearby words

basset hound, basset table, basseterre, bassinet, bassini's operation, bassist, bassly, basso, basso cantante, basso continuo, basso profundo

Origin of bassist

First recorded in 1865–70; bass1 + -ist
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bassist

/ (ˈbeɪsɪst) /

noun

a player of a double bass, esp in a jazz band
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