soloist

[ soh-loh-ist ]
/ ˈsoʊ loʊ ɪst /

noun

a person who performs a solo.

Nearby words

  1. solo man,
  2. solo mother,
  3. solo parent,
  4. solo stop,
  5. solo whist,
  6. solomon,
  7. solomon gundy,
  8. solomon islands,
  9. solomon islands pidgin,
  10. solomon sea

Origin of soloist

First recorded in 1860–65; solo + -ist

Related formsso·lo·is·tic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for soloist

soloist

/ (ˈsəʊləʊɪst) /

noun

a person who performs a solo
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Word Origin and History for soloist

soloist

n.

1864, from solo (n.) + -ist.

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