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See also: Harmonist




harmony +‎ -ist. Compare French harmoniste.


harmonist (plural harmonists)

  1. One who shows the agreement of corresponding passages of different authors, as of the four Biblical evangelists.
  2. (music) One who understands the principles of harmony or is skillful in applying them in composition; a composer.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for harmonist in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)