Definition of hymnodist in US English:

hymnodist

noun

  • See hymnody

    • ‘Father John went on to become one of the two best hymnodists among the Greek Fathers.’
    • ‘The familiar adaptation used here is the work of Thomas Helmore, a nineteenth-century hymnodist.’
    • ‘The holy hymnodist employs his poetic ability to herald the same message ‘we who sit in darkness and shadow found the truth’.’
    • ‘The great hymnodist alludes to the transferral of the bones in his Carmina Nisibena.’
    • ‘Not even works of Methodism's co-founder and greatest hymnodist, Charles Wesley, were spared.’

Pronunciation

hymnodist

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