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violinist

[ vahy-uh-lin-ist ]

noun

  1. a person who plays the violin.


violinist

/ ˌvaɪəˈlɪnɪst /

noun

  1. a person who plays the violin


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Word History and Origins

Origin of violinist1

From the Italian word violinista, dating back to 1660–70. See violin, -ist
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Example Sentences

She was a world champion athlete, accomplished violinist, and a scholar.

Other episodes will feature out superb violinists Alexi Kenney and Blake Pouliot.

Take the case of Midori, the internationally celebrated violinist turned equally renowned activist and educator — and, now, Kennedy Center honoree.

Fou’s first marriage, to Zamira Menuhin, a daughter of the acclaimed violinist Yehudi Menuhin, ended in divorce, as did his marriage to Hijong Hyun.

A former classical violinist, orchestral player, and music teacher, she lives in London with her husband, three children, and dog.

Sargeant had served as a violinist with the New York Philharmonic.

Lindsey Stirling, a violinist, won an award for a remix of a Psy song she performed with an a capella group.

Northup was born in the New York town of Minerva in 1808, and held numerous jobs upstate, one of which was a violinist.

A sweaty violinist nods as a woman drops a dollar in his case.

Frulein Fichtner had already departed, but the first violinist played Mendelssohn's famous concerto for violin.

The violinist made a deep impression on those fortunate enough to be near him during the evening.

But you must be prepared to accept the limitations of man and his work, said the philosophical violinist.

When Perkins entered Diottis room he found the violinist heavy-eyed and dejected.

I have heard of you before, knowingly spoke the violinist, nodding his head sadly.

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