Definition of musician noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//mjuˈzɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//mjuˈzɪʃn//
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a person who plays a musical instrument or writes music, especially as a job a jazz/rock musician She had toured as a backing musician for Madonna. You have to be a very dedicated musician to get to the top. See related entries: Professions Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French musicien, from Latin musica, from Greek mousikē (tekhnē) ‘(art) of the Muses’, from mousa ‘muse’.
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