Definition of “musician” - English Dictionary

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“musician” in British English

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musiciannoun [ C ]

uk /mjuːˈzɪʃ.ən/ us /mjuːˈzɪʃ.ən/

B1 someone who is skilled in playing music, usually as a job:

The concert features dancers and musicians of all nationalities.

More examples

  • I'm not much of a musician, I just like to diddle around.
  • The famous jazz musician, Duke Ellington, was a composer, arranger and pianist.
  • The restaurant was hopelessly mismanaged by a former rock musician with no business experience.
  • She was a prodigious musician.
  • Our next act is a very talented young musician.

(Definition of “musician” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“musician” in American English

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musiciannoun [ C ]

us /mjʊˈzɪʃ·ən/

a person who is skilled in playing music, usually as a job:

a jazz/classical/rock musician

(Definition of “musician” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)