pianism

[ pee-uh-niz-uh m, pee-an-iz-, pyan- ]
/ ˈpi əˌnɪz əm, piˈæn ɪz-, ˈpyæn- /
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noun

the artistry and technique of a pianist.
performance by a pianist: an evening of first-rate pianism.

Nearby words

  1. piaget, jean,
  2. piagetian,
  3. pial,
  4. pian,
  5. pianette,
  6. pianissimo,
  7. pianist,
  8. pianistic,
  9. pianistics,
  10. piano

Origin of pianism

First recorded in 1835–45; pian(o)1 + -ism

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British Dictionary definitions for pianism

pianism

/ (ˈpiːəˌnɪzəm) /

noun

technique, skill, or artistry in playing the piano
Derived Formspianistic, adjective

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