Musician

  • 1 Musician — Mu*si cian, n. [F. musicien.] One skilled in the art or science of music; esp., a skilled singer, or performer on a musical instrument. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 musician — (n.) late 14c., one skilled in music, from O.Fr. musicien (14c.), or a native formation from MUSIC (Cf. music) + IAN (Cf. ian). Sense of professional musical performer first recorded mid 15c …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 musician — [n] person who performs music artist, artiste, composer, conductor, diva, entertainer, instrumentalist, performer, player, session player, soloist, virtuoso, vocalist; concept 352 …

    New thesaurus

  • 4 musician — ► NOUN ▪ a person who plays a musical instrument or is otherwise musically gifted. DERIVATIVES musicianly adjective musicianship noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 musician — [myo͞o zish′ən] n. [ME < MFr musicien] a person skilled in music; esp., a professional performer, composer, or conductor of music musicianly adj. musicianship n …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Musician — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Performance of Music. < N PARAG:Musician >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 musician musician artiste performer player minstrel Sgm: N 1 bard bard &c.(poet) 597 Sgm: N 1 accompanist accompanist accordionist …

    English dictionary for students

  • 7 Musician — For the popular music magazine, see Musician (magazine). Instrumentalist redirects here. For followers of the philosophy, see instrumentalism. A musician is an artist who plays a musical instrument. It may or may not be the person s profession.… …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 musician — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ accomplished, brilliant, excellent, fine, gifted, good, great, outstanding, talented, world class ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9 musician */*/ — UK [mjuˈzɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable] Word forms musician : singular musician plural musicians someone who performs or writes music, especially as their job a jazz/rock/classical musician …

    English dictionary

  • 10 musician — n. an accomplished; natural; strolling musician * * * [mjuː zɪʃ(ə)n] natural strolling musician an accomplished …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 musician — [[t]mjuːzɪ̱ʃ(ə)n[/t]] ♦♦♦ musicians N COUNT A musician is a person who plays a musical instrument as their job or hobby. He was a brilliant musician. ...one of Britain s best known rock musicians …

    English dictionary

  • 12 musician — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. player, performer, composer; see artist 1 , genius 2 . Musicians include: singer, vocalist, director, conductor, teacher, instrumentalist, soloist, soprano, first soprano, second soprano, alto, contralto, tenor, baritone,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 musician — mu|si|cian [mju:ˈzıʃən US mju ] n someone who plays a musical instrument, especially very well or as a job ▪ a talented young musician …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 musician — mu|si|cian [ mju zıʃn ] noun count ** someone who performs or writes music, especially as their job: a jazz/rock/classical musician …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 musician — noun (C) a person who plays a musical instrument, especially very well or as a job: a talented young musician …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 musician — noun Date: 14th century a composer, conductor, or performer of music; especially instrumentalist • musicianly adjective • musicianship noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 musician — musicianly, adj. /myooh zish euhn/, n. 1. a person who makes music a profession, esp. as a performer of music. 2. any person, whether professional or not, skilled in music. [1350 1400; ME musicien < MF. See MUSIC, IAN] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 18 musician — noun /mjuˈzɪʃən/ A person who performs or writes music …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 musician — Synonyms and related words: artist, artiste, belly dancer, burlesque queen, chorine, chorus boy, chorus girl, conjurer, coryphee, dancer, dancing girl, ecdysiast, entertainer, exotic dancer, female impersonator, geisha, geisha girl, guisard,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 musician — англ. [мью/зишн] 1) музыкант 2) композитор см. также music …

    Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов