executant

[ ig-zek-yuh-tuh nt ]
/ ɪgˈzɛk yə tənt /
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noun

a person who executes or performs, especially musically.

adjective

of or relating to a performer, especially a musician.
performing, especially in public.

Nearby words

  1. execrate,
  2. execration,
  3. execrative,
  4. execratory,
  5. executable,
  6. executary,
  7. execute,
  8. execution,
  9. executioner,
  10. executive

Origin of executant

From the French word exécutant, dating back to 1855–60. See execute, -ant

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British Dictionary definitions for executant

executant

/ (ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtənt) /

noun

a performer, esp of musical works
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