Definition of oboist in US English:

oboist

noun

  • See oboe

    • ‘British composers were especially lucky in their clarinetists, oboists, horn players, and violists.’
    • ‘I have always found this piece shallow and out of proportion from a pen of such greatness, although I know I am in the minority amongst oboists.’
    • ‘There is a peculiarly haunting quality to the sound, and the rapport between oboist and cellist testifies to the time they have spent working together.’
    • ‘She had been an oboist in her old school's band, while I played flute in concert band and was on flag line during marching season.’
    • ‘His musicianship makes him an interpreter who can put more than most oboists into Britten's microscopic mouldings.’

Pronunciation

oboist

/ˈoʊboʊwəst//ˈōbōwəst/