Definition of violinistic in US English:

violinistic

adjective

  • See violin

    • ‘Perhaps this was what Paganini's playing was like - great violinistic artistry!’
    • ‘This player is one of the few living exponents of the nineteenth century Russian violinistic tradition.’
    • ‘There is no trace in their solo sections of the violinistic broken-chord figuration found in the overture.’
    • ‘The composer chose instead to write it all himself, annotating the score in incredible detail to explain exactly how each violinistic effect is to be achieved.’
    • ‘His tone is not large in the Russian violinistic sense; yet the pure, glistening quality of his playing and his natural, thoughtfully conceived shaping of every note and phrase is the mark of a great artist!’

Pronunciation

violinistic

/-linˈistik/