Definition of lutenist in English:
A lute player.
- One of the most famous composers and lutenists of his day, Dowland also represented the Elizabethan artistic temperament.
- They were technically inept in the skills of composition, though some were fine singers and lutenists.
- Young Alfonso was accepted at court in his turn, a singer, lutenist and violist.
early 17th century: from medieval Latin lutanista, from lutana 'lute'.
Definition of lutenist in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia