luthier

[ loo-tee-er ]
/ ˈlu ti ər /

noun

a maker of stringed instruments, as violins.

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Origin of luthier

1875–80; < French, equivalent to luth lute1 + -ier -ier2
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Example sentences from the Web for luthier

  • After much giving and taking they became the property of the luthier.

    The Violin|George Hart
  • However, he set aside these thoughts, and introduced himself to the luthier as having some Cremona Violins for sale.

    The Violin|George Hart
  • The countenance of the luthier brightened when he beheld this unexpected specimen of the Italian's wares.

    The Violin|George Hart