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English definition of “accompaniment”

accompaniment

noun [C or U] (MUSIC)    /əˈkʌm.pən.ɪ.mənt/
music that is played with someone who is singing or playing the main tune: a song with piano accompanimenthumorous We worked to the accompaniment of (= while hearing the sound of) Mr French's drill.Playing musicSinging in generalSinging in general
(Definition of accompaniment noun (MUSIC) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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