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harpist Syllabification: harp·ist
Pronunciation: /ˈhärpəst/

Definition of harpist in English:


A musician who plays a harp.
Example sentences
  • The camera pans past a harpist to show the scene through the strings of the harp - and the harpist's strumming hand gives the appearance of caressing Cleopatra's body.
  • If hiring harpists or a string quartet for the church, ask them (before booking) if they would also play for an hour or so at your reception; they should do this for no extra cost.
  • One of Ireland's leading harpists, Clíona Doris has extensive experience as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician.

Words that rhyme with harpist

Trappist • tempest
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