American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who plays the piano.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A performer on the pianoforte.
- n. A person who plays the piano, particularly with skill or as part of an orchestra.
- n. WWII A spy using radio or wireless telegraphy to keep in touch with headquarters during the Second World War
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A performer, esp. a skilled performer, on the piano.
- n. a person who plays the piano
- From French pianiste, from Italian pianista. Also pian(o) + -ist. (Wiktionary)
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