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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- One who plays a musical instrument of the lute family that has a pear-shaped body and fretted neck and from four to six pairs of strings and is played with a plectrum.

Usage examples (34)
  • Yetman, who was born in Jamestown, N.L., was best known as the mandolinist from the York County Boys, Canada's first bluegrass group.
  • I've been a professional mandolinist for nearly all my life.
  • I am the best mandolinist I ever heard, except for one or two Italians.
  • Here he is playing a tune by Klezmer clarinetist and mandolinist Andy Statman. for more
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