Definition of zitherist in US English:

zitherist

noun

  • See zither

    • ‘She was taught by her mother, Qu Yun, a well-known zitherist.’
    • ‘It became more and more an integral part of his sense of the film and finally he decided that the whole score should be provided by the zitherist.’
    • ‘Japan sent 13 zitherists to the festival, the highest number of representatives.’
    • ‘The bowed zither may seem strange, but is exactly what it appears to be - a violin for zitherists.’
    • ‘Harpist and zitherists as a rule only use the thumb and three fingers.’

Pronunciation

zitherist

/-ərist/