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sideman

[ sahyd-man, -muhn ]
/ ˈsaɪdˌmæn, -mən /
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noun, plural side·men [sahyd-men, -muhn]. /ˈsaɪdˌmɛn, -mən/.
an instrumentalist in a band or orchestra.
an instrumentalist supporting a soloist or a principal performer.
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Origin of sideman

First recorded in 1560–70; side1 + man
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British Dictionary definitions for sideman

sideman
/ (ˈsaɪdmən) /

noun plural -men
a member of a dance band or a jazz group other than the leader
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