guitarist etymology

English word guitarist comes from English guitar, English -ist

Detailed word origin of guitarist

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
guitar English (eng) (rare) To play the guitar. (musical instrument) A stringed musical instrument, of European origin, usually with a fretted fingerboard and six strings, played with the fingers or a plectrum (guitar pick).. (musical instrument) Any type of musical instrument of the lute family, characterized by a flat back, along with a neck whose upper surface is in the same plane as the soundboard, with [...]
-ist English (eng) Added to words to form nouns denoting:. A person who holds bigoted, partial views.. A person who uses a technological device of some kind. ;a person with a particular creative or academic role. ;one who has a certain political tendency. ;one who owns or manages something. ;one who subscribes to a particular theological doctrine or religious denomination;.
guitarist English (eng) Someone who plays a guitar.

Words with the same origin as guitarist

Descendants of guitar
banjitar banjitarist gat guitjo guitjoist keytar keytarist lutar sympitar
Descendants of -ist
activist anthropologist archaeologist arsonist biologist celibacy geologist ist journalist nationalist novelist pathologist pharmacist physicist psychiatrist psychologist rapist receptionist sexist socialist stylist tourist violinist vocalist