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pianist (n.)

"a performer on the pianoforte," 1822, from French pianiste, from Italian pianista; see piano + -ist. Earlier in English in the French form, pianiste (1816).

updated on May 30, 2020

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Definitions of pianist from WordNet

pianist (n.)
a person who plays the piano;
Synonyms: piano player
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