noun Date: 1939 one skilled in the playing of percussion instruments

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • percussionist — [pər kush′ənist] n. a musician who plays percussion instruments …   English World dictionary

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  • percussionist — percussion ► NOUN 1) (before another noun ) (of a musical instrument) played by being struck or shaken. 2) percussion instruments forming a band or section of an orchestra. 3) the striking of one solid object with or against another. DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

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  • percussionist — /peuhr kush euh nist/, n. a musician who plays percussion instruments. [1810 20; PERCUSSION + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • percussionist — noun A trained musician who plays percussion instruments, as opposed to a drummer who lacks formal training …   Wiktionary

  • Percussionist — Per|cus|si|o|nịst 〈m. 16; Mus.〉 Schlagzeuger [<engl. percussion „Schlagzeug“] …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • percussionist — per cus·sion·ist || pÉ™r kʌʃnɪst /pÉ™ n. one who plays a percussion instrument, drummer …   English contemporary dictionary

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