- a musician who plays the cornet.
Origin of cornetist
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Examples from the Web for cornetist
"Gi' me a call there on the bugle," said Haight rapidly to the cornetist.
Standing at the extreme inner edge of the walk was the cornetist.The Motion Picture Chums at Seaside Park
There was a cornetist, two or three violins followed, then a banjo and guitar.The Girl and Her Religion
As the flag was raised, the Star Spangled Banner was sung, a cornetist leading.Special Days and their Observance
The cornetist sounded a couple of notes, and the cotillon paused in the very act of the break.
- a person who plays the cornet
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