Definitions

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  • n. A person who plays or performs with the xylophone.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who plays a xylophone

Etymologies

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xylophone + -ist

Examples

  • I often give a dollar to a busker on the platform, whether it's the mad jazzman at Columbus Circle blowing two trumpets or the Carroll Street xylophonist whose strange compositions bring tears to my eyes.

    Busking in the Underground

  • The pigeon act Hamilton Conrad, the mind-reader The Amazing Fogel, the lady whistler Eva Kane, the foot juggler Levanda, the yodelling accordionist Billy Moore, the human spider Valantyne Napier, the novelty xylophonist Reggie Redcliffe ...

    Voices of change

  • Benson, Mildred Augustine Wirt, Nancy Drew ghostwriter, Hepburnian air of, 118; as xylophonist, 118; as aviator, 118; on jam-and-jelly journalism, 118; De Niro qualities of, 118; ginger surplus of, 118-119

    Who's Who

  • Essentially, he's fantasy's version of a xylophonist - unadored by groupies, only appreciated by the Violent Femmes.

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  • He could tell you all about one Professor Lamberti, a vaudeville and burlesque performer who did magic tricks in addition to being the "world's daffiest xylophonist."

    Boing Boing

  • Taking up the whole stage included three guitarists, a bass player, one on drums, and a xylophonist, but this time no microphone in sight.

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