Definition of musician in English:


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  • A person who plays a musical instrument, especially as a profession, or is musically talented.

    ‘your father was a fine musician’
    • ‘aspiring rock and pop musicians’
    • ‘Is it time to worry that the respected and talented musician is losing his skills?’
    • ‘In the old days, a talented brass musician would often be given a job at Rowntree's purely to play in the band.’
    • ‘He is, without doubt, the most talented musician I have ever had the pleasure of seeing.’
    • ‘He was a very talented musician and he was a pleasure to be with in the studio.’
    • ‘She is a talented singer and musician and she works very hard at it.’
    player, performer, instrumentalist, accompanist, soloist, virtuoso, maestro, conductor
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/myo͞oˈziSH(ə)n/ /mjuˈzɪʃ(ə)n/


Late Middle English from Old French musicien, from Latin musica (see music).