[ ten-uh-rist ]

  1. a person who sings tenor.

  2. a person who plays a tenor instrument.

Origin of tenorist

First recorded in 1715–25; tenor + -ist

Words Nearby tenorist

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How to use tenorist in a sentence

  • Umlauf, tenorist in the orchestra, had written the little operetta of "Die Bergknappen," in which only four characters appeared.