Definition of timpanist in US English:

timpanist

noun

  • See timpani

    • ‘Only serious timpanists with outstanding intonation skills should attempt Batigne's Duplex.’
    • ‘I could have easily been a concert percussionist and made a sweet living being lead timpanist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.’
    • ‘All timpanists carry a wide range of beaters to suit different music and different acoustics.’
    • ‘During the long introduction of the Finale, the timpanist is required to re-tune his instrument for the key change that follows.’
    • ‘The problem was figuring out what a young timpanist could play for a concerto.’

Pronunciation

timpanist

/ˈtɪmp(ə)nəst//ˈtimp(ə)nəst/