Definition of cymbalist in US English:

cymbalist

noun

  • See cymbal

    • ‘The cymbalist uses the palm of his hand to stop the strings from ringing at the end of the musical phrase.’
    • ‘Two or more cymbalists clash brass cymbals together to provide the treble notes of the music.’
    • ‘The team consisted of a drummer, four cymbalists, a gong player and two dancers.’
    • ‘I think that with a little practice, I can be every bit the cymbalist she was, maybe even better.’
    • ‘The dance piece begins with the entry of a chorus of seven drummers and cymbalists.’

Pronunciation

cymbalist

/ˈsɪmbələst//ˈsimbələst/