Definition of 'violinist'
Example sentences containing 'violinist'
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A concert violinist who tricked men out of more than 350,000 by claiming that she had terminal cancer has been jailed for 32 months. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Another is a violinist who plays quietly and rather well while balancing on a tightrope. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Does being a classical violinist preclude a rock'n'roll lifestyle? Times, Sunday Times (2008)You are conductor, first violinist and soloist rolled into one. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The popular young violinist certainly pulled one in Birmingham. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You might not expect to hear it playing in a nightclub, but a classical violinist has become a chart hit. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In The Eye she plays a famous concert violinist who was blinded in a childhood tragedy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He's also a countertenor, a violinist and a conductor. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There's not a bar where the young violinist isn't trying something new and quirky. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'violinist'
British English: violinist /ˌvaɪəˈlɪnɪst/ NOUN
A violinist is someone who plays the violin.
...the famous jazz violinist.
- American English: violinist
- Arabic: عَازِفُ الكَمَان
- Brazilian Portuguese: violinista
- Chinese: 小提琴演奏者
- Croatian: violinist
- Czech: houslista
- Danish: violinist
- Dutch: vioolspeler
- European Spanish: violinista
- Finnish: viulunsoittaja
- French: violoniste
- German: Geiger
- Greek: βιολιστής
- Italian: violinista
- Japanese: バイオリン奏者
- Korean: 바이올리니스트
- Norwegian: fiolinist
- Polish: skrzypek
- European Portuguese: violinista
- Romanian: violonist
- Russian: скрипач
- Spanish: violinista
- Swedish: violinist
- Thai: นักสีไวโอลิน
- Turkish: kemancı
- Ukrainian: скрипаль
- Vietnamese: người chơi Violin
Definition of violinist from the Collins English Dictionary
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