musician Definition

a person who plays a musical instrument, especially as a profession, or is musically talented.

Using musician: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "musician" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She is a talented musician who plays the piano beautifully.

  • Example

    The band is looking for a new musician to join them on tour.

  • Example

    He has been a professional musician for over 20 years.

  • Example

    The school offers music lessons for aspiring musicians.

musician Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for musician

Antonyms for musician

Idioms Using musician

  • make beautiful music together

    to work well together, often used to describe a successful collaboration between two people or groups


    The two companies made beautiful music together on the project.

  • to accept the consequences of one's actions, often used in a negative sense


    He knew he had made a mistake and was ready to face the music.

  • music to someone's ears

    something that is pleasing or satisfying to hear


    The news that she got the job was music to her ears.

Phrases with musician

  • a musician who is hired to play in recording sessions or live performances, but is not a permanent member of a band or group


    The studio hired a session musician to play guitar on the track.

  • a musician who performs in public places, such as streets, parks, and subways, for tips or donations


    The city is known for its vibrant street musician scene.

  • a musician who specializes in playing classical music, such as symphonies, operas, and chamber music


    The orchestra is made up of some of the best classical musicians in the world.

Origins of musician

from Latin 'musica', meaning 'the art of music'


Summary: musician in Brief

A 'musician' [mjuːˈzɪʃən] is a person who plays a musical instrument, either as a profession or as a hobby. It can refer to anyone with musical talent, from classical musicians to street performers. The term extends into phrases like 'make beautiful music together,' denoting successful collaboration, and idioms like 'face the music,' implying accepting consequences.

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