bassist

[ bey-sist ]
/ ˈbeɪ sɪst /

noun

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

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Origin of bassist

First recorded in 1865–70; bass1 + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for bassist

bassist
/ (ˈbeɪsɪst) /

noun

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