soloist

[ soh-loh-ist ]
/ ˈsoʊ loʊ ɪst /

noun

a person who performs a solo.

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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