instrumentalist definition

  • noun:
    • musical person who plays an instrument.
    • An advocate or a student of instrumentalism.
    • person who plays a musical instrument, as distinguished from a vocalist
    • a person who plays upon an instrument of music, as distinguished from a vocalist.
    • In songs, a performer upon a musical instrument: opposed to vocalist.
    • an individual who plays a musical instrument (as an occupation)
  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or advocating instrumentalism.

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