Definition of musical instrument noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


musical instrument

BrE BrE//ˌmjuːzɪkl ˈɪnstrəmənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmjuːzɪkl ˈɪnstrəmənt//
(also instrument) Musical instruments
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an object used for producing musical sounds, for example a piano or a drum Most pupils learn (to play) a musical instrument. the instruments of the orchestra See related entries: Musical instruments
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: musical instrument