Definition of instrumentist in English:

instrumentist

noun

  • A musician who plays an instrument, as opposed to a singer.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Dowland (?1563–1626), lutenist and composer. From instrument + -ist, originally after post-classical Latin instrumentista.

Pronunciation

instrumentist

/ˈɪnstrʊm(ə)ntɪst/