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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who plays a certain string instrument.

Usage examples (35)
  • In my subway car on the way home, a cellist is playing Vivaldi.
  • The anguish on the 'cellist's face, was terrible to see.
  • She was a founding member of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, holding the chair of principal "cellist".
  • The cellist is a constant member of the band. for more
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  • He is a "cellist" (one who plays the cello), but he also plays the "celesta" (a musical instrument similar to a piano which uses steel plates instead of strings, also spelled "celeste").
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