Definition of violoncellist in US English:

violoncellist

noun

  • See violoncello

    • ‘The competition is open to violoncellists of every nationality.’
    • ‘Though an old man at the time, he was an accomplished violoncellist, and a patient teacher.’
    • ‘His compositions are remarkable well adapted to the instrument for which they are written and have achieved a well deserved popularity among violoncellists.’
    • ‘I am pleased to inform you of the publication of my new book of art entitled ‘The violoncellist’.’
    • ‘In 1866 Grünfeld was appointed court violoncellist to King William of Prussia..’

Pronunciation

violoncellist

/ˌvīələnˈCHeləst//ˌvaɪələnˈtʃɛləst/