Definition of guitarist in US English:

guitarist

noun

  • A person who plays the guitar.

    ‘the guitarist of a New York punk band’
    • ‘"Welcome Home" has a proper guitar solo played by a proper guitarist.’
    • ‘Children take turns singing the songs they have composed while being accompanied by a guitarist.’
    • ‘This is essential listening for guitarists, but fans of left-of-centre music would be well advised to also tune in.’
    • ‘It has the same effect as a bad guitarist using the same guitar tone over and over again.’
    • ‘Stories abound about the blues guitarist: had he really sold his soul to the devil at the crossroads?’
    • ‘He too had much talent as a guitarist and songwriter.’
    • ‘Javier is a gifted tango guitarist and singer from Spain.’
    • ‘We have just taken on another guitarist, Mark, to help the live sound out.’
    • ‘The legendary guitarist is a member of rock's royalty.’
    • ‘Jacki is the lead singer and guitarist in an all-girl LA-based band struggling to make it.’
    • ‘His reputation as a skilled guitarist and uplifting performer continued to grow.’
    • ‘As my train boarded, a lone guitarist strummed some soft jazz tunes from a nearby patio.’
    • ‘This superb, but alarmingly underrated guitarist has a fine pedigree.’
    • ‘His guitar work is among the best of any rock guitarist.’
    • ‘The self-taught guitarist and prolific song writer would love the opportunity to sing one of his own compositions in Latvia in May.’

Pronunciation

guitarist

/ɡəˈtɑrəst//ɡəˈtärəst/