Definition of cornetist in US English:

cornetist

(also cornettist)

noun

  • See cornet

    • ‘The Chicago Underground is made up of core duo cornettist Rob Mazurek and drummer Chad Taylor which augments with guest players to become Trios, Quartets, even an Orchestra.’
    • ‘Among the fantastic line-up of musicians are cornettist Jon-Erik Kellso, clarinettist Dan Levinson, trombonist Dan Barrett and pianists Mark Shane and Dick Hyman whose solo spin on ‘Clementine’ is one of many highlights.’
    • ‘The cornettist's unbroken, dynamic swing and advanced bebop melodics are miles away from Don Cherry's fractured lyricism.’
    • ‘The three cornetists work well together as a swinging section.’
    • ‘His later instrumental music explores new formal patterns as well as exploiting the virtuosity of cornettists and violinists.’

Pronunciation

cornetist

/ˌkôrˈnedəst//ˌkɔrˈnɛdəst/