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A person who plays a tenor instrument, especially the tenor saxophone.
- ‘Only one other tenorist could hold his own next to Gordon, and that was Wardell Gray.’
- ‘The opening is a snorty sax conversation over fast, free-swing drumming between the two tenorists.’
- ‘His blurred tone and urbane, eloquent solos are enjoyable enough, but the star here is the tenorist.’
- ‘Disc four contains the best music, featuring collaborations with a procession of fine tenorists.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.