Definition of rhythmist in English:

rhythmist

noun

  • A person who uses or is expert in rhythm. Formerly also: †= "rhymist". Now also: a member of a rhythm section.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Enfield (1741–1797), Unitarian minister. From rhythm + -ist. With use in sense ‘rhymist’ compare rhythm and discussion at that entry.

Pronunciation

rhythmist

/ˈrɪðmɪst/