- a person who plays the organ.
Origin of organist
Examples from the Web for organist
Historical Examples of organist
Yes, she knew what he was—he was the organist at All Saints', Belgravia.
It was Koenig, the organist, and John Storm shuddered in the darkest corner of his soul.
No organist, no choir, no clerk, and next to no congregation.
“There is a thing I wanted to speak about last night,” the organist said.
“He is a chip of the old block,” the organist said again bitterly.
- a person who plays the organ
1590s, from organ + -ist, or from or influenced by Middle French organiste, from Medieval Latin organista "one who plays an organ," from Latin organum (see organ).