Share this entry
bandmaster Syllabification: band·mas·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈban(d)ˌmastər/

Definition of bandmaster in English:


The conductor of a musical band, especially a brass or military one.
Example sentences
  • The article provoked anger at Miller from certain army brass and some old-line military bandmasters.
  • Military bandmasters were able to arrange pieces to suit their players and instruments, and many became composers themselves.
  • He has been bandmaster of the Morawa Brass Band since 1960, but began with the band in 1948 playing the euphonium.

Words that rhyme with bandmaster

Definition of bandmaster in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources