concertmaster

[ kon-sert-mas-ter, -mah-ster ]
/ ˈkɒn sərtˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər /

noun

the leader of the first violins in a symphony orchestra, who is usually also the assistant to the conductor.

Origin of concertmaster

1875–80; translation of German Konzertmeister. See concert (noun), master
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for concertmaster

British Dictionary definitions for concertmaster

concertmaster

/ (ˈkɒnsətˌmɑːstə) /

noun

a US and Canadian word for leader (def. 2a)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012