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



BrE BrE//ˈpɪənɪst//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːənɪst//
People in the music world
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a person who plays the piano a concert pianist a jazz pianist an accomplished pianist See related entries: People in the music world Word Originmid 19th cent.: from French pianiste, from Italian piano, abbreviation of pianoforte.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pianist