Tympanist
Tympanist \Tym"pa*nist\, n. [L. tympaniste, Gr. ?.] One who beats a drum. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • tympanist — 1610s, one who plays on a drum, from TYMPANUM (Cf. tympanum) + IST (Cf. ist); since mid 19c. specifically of players on kettledrums …   Etymology dictionary

  • tympanist — variant of timpanist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tympanist — /tim peuh nist/, n. a person who plays the drums, esp. the kettledrums, in an orchestra. [1605 15; < L tympanista < Gk tympanistés, equiv. to tympan(ízein) to beat a drum + istes IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • tympanist — noun alternative spelling of timpanist …   Wiktionary

  • tympanist — tym·pa·nist …   English syllables

  • tympanist — /ˈtɪmpənəst/ (say timpuhnuhst) noun → timpanist …   Australian English dictionary

  • tympanist — noun a person who plays the kettledrums • Syn: ↑timpanist • Derivationally related forms: ↑timpani (for: ↑timpanist), ↑tympani (for: ↑timpanist), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • timpanist — noun a person who plays the kettledrums • Syn: ↑tympanist • Derivationally related forms: ↑timpani, ↑tympani, ↑tympanum, ↑tympani (for: ↑tympanist), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • timpanist — also tympanist noun Date: 1906 a person who plays the timpani …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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