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piano player

noun

  1. a mechanical device that actuates the keys of a player piano.


piano player

noun

  1. another name for pianist
  2. any of various devices for playing a piano automatically


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Word History and Origins

Origin of piano player1

First recorded in 1895–1900

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Example Sentences

For dads and moms—of athletes, piano players, premed students and more—both the movie and the improbable real-life saga provide a chance to forget those guidebooks and “rules” for a few hours and take stock.

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I was a piano player growing up, and participated in recitals at the Kennedy Center, so it’s cool to have it back in my life again.

The piano player in the opening scene was the only person who got paid ($60).

Rutledge told her that he had been a piano player with the USS California band that night.

And there has been still no mention of the Jaded Piano Player.

John Epperson, known as the fabulous drag performer Lypsinka, played the “Jaded Piano Player” in Black Swan.

He quite knew that to dally with the piano-player while smoking a high-class cigar was to insult the cigar.

There the boy perfected himself as a piano player and wrote a host of early compositions.

And lest she should begin to thank him he got out of his chair and went up to the piano-player—making that noise!

He's worth a dozen Paul Burtons, the vapid little piano-player.

If you have a rotten piano player the numbers will usually turn out to be terrible.

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