Definition of lutist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlo͞odist/


1A lute player.
Example sentences
  • A platform was set up in front of it for the performers: 5 singers, 2 lutists, Denis Raisin-Dadre on the recorder, and four players on viola da gambe.
  • However, because the singer, Claudine Ansermet, was ill, the lutist Paolo Cherici put together a program of solo lute pieces instead, which was quite enjoyable.
  • King Ahmed and Queen Delara say that I play better than any thirty year old lutists, as I am only fourteen.
1.1A maker of lutes; a luthier.
Example sentences
  • But the rain was beautiful, even if it was a lutist's worst nightmare.
  • He could become a lutist, a farmer - all he needs is someone to believe in him and he could do it.

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Syllabification: lut·ist

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