tenorist

[ ten-uh-rist ]
/ ˈtɛn ə rɪst /

noun

a person who sings tenor.
a person who plays a tenor instrument.

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Origin of tenorist

First recorded in 1715–25; tenor + -ist
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Example sentences from the Web for tenorist

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