librettist

[li-bret-ist]

noun

the writer of a libretto.

Nearby words

  1. library steps,
  2. library table,
  3. librate,
  4. libration,
  5. libratory,
  6. libretto,
  7. libreville,
  8. libri,
  9. libriform,
  10. librium

Origin of librettist

From the Italian word librettista, dating back to 1860–65. See libretto, -ist

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British Dictionary definitions for librettist

librettist

noun

the author of a libretto
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