Definition of mandolinist in English:

mandolinist

noun

  • See mandolin

    • ‘In Italy the mandolinists play with straight wrists and the right forearm is in line with the strings.’
    • ‘For seven years, Sims studied with Burns, the legendary jazz mandolinist, laying the foundation for Harmonious Wail's acoustic string sound.’
    • ‘Additional assistance is provided by some of the most talented and well known mandolinists playing today.’
    • ‘Most mandolinists did not play for classical music audiences but rather played in noisy vaudeville acts.’
    • ‘Too many mandolinists, he believes, can't play a tremolo that's in time with the music.’

Pronunciation

mandolinist

/ˌmandəˈlɪnɪst/