Definition of hand organist in English:

hand organist

noun

  • A person who plays a hand organ, especially as an itinerant street musician.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Balance, & Columbian Repository. From hand + organist, after hand organ.

Pronunciation

hand organist

/ˈhand ˌɔːɡənɪst//ˈhand ˌɔːɡ(ə)nɪst/