tenorist

[ ten-uh-rist ]
/ ˈtɛn ə rɪst /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. tenor,
  2. tenor clef,
  3. tenor cor,
  4. tenor horn,
  5. tenoreceptor,
  6. tenorite,
  7. tenorrhaphy,
  8. tenos,
  9. tenositis,
  10. tenostosis

Origin of tenorist

First recorded in 1715–25; tenor + -ist

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Examples from the Web for tenorist

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