percussionist [per-kuhsh-uh-nist] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a musician who plays percussion instruments.

Origin of percussionist First recorded in 1810–20; percussion + -ist Examples from the Web for percussionist Contemporary Examples of percussionist

  • I went into the audition as Fericito, the Venezuelan percussionist, and then I did a self-defense expert.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for percussionist percussionist noun

    1. music a person who plays any of several percussion instruments, esp in an orchestra

    Word Origin and History for percussionist n.

    “player of a percussion instrument,” 1921, from percussion + -ist.

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