[ loot-n-ist ]


Origin of lutanist

First recorded in 1590–1600

Words Nearby lutanist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use lutanist in a sentence

  • Here was also that rare lutanist, Dr. Wallgrave; but nothing approached the violin in Nicholao's hand.

  • When they asked him who he was, he answered, a lutanist, nor did the trial belie his profession.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX | Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
  • He succeeded Henry Lawes as Court lutanist, and held other positions, and evidently stood high in favour.

    Purcell | John F. Runciman
  • Instead of dropping down dead on the lute for envy, she thought it better to run away with the lutanist for love.

  • Qul-i-muammad the lutanist (ad) was another; he also played the guitar (ghichak) beautifully and added three strings to it.

    The Bbur-nma in English | Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

British Dictionary definitions for lutanist


/ (ˈluːtənɪst) /

  1. a variant spelling of lutenist

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