verb (used with or without object)
- key west,
- key worker,
- key, francis scott,
- key-in-lock maneuver,
- key-man assurance,
- keyboard warrior,
Origin of keyboard
Examples from the Web for keyboardist
Kelcey Ayer—singer, guitarist, and keyboardist—totally just forgot the words.Local Natives’ New Album ‘Hummingbird’ Reveals Darker Tone Born of Tragedy|Melissa Leon|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Still, his co-writer, David Bryan (keyboardist of Bon Jovi), had some ideas for why the musical had connected with voters.
- a complete set of keys, usually hand-operated, as on a piano, organ, typewriter, or typesetting machine
- (as modifier)a keyboard instrument
1819, from key (n.1) in sense of "mechanism of a musical instrument" + board (n.1). Originally of pianos, organs, etc., extended to other machines 1846. The verb is first recorded 1926 (implied in keyboarding).