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Definition of "musicianly" [musicianly]

  • In the manner of a musician. (adverb)

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Use "musicianly" in a sentence
  • "On their last vocal album, 2004's To The Five Boroughs, they dropped all the musicianly stuff and made a simple, straight-ahead rap album that was their first to fall relatively flat."
  • "The hallway reeked of tobacco and marijuana, of musicianly sweat."
  • "When the saxophonist Donald Harrison started his long, last-slot set on Thursday afternoon, he and his band were wearing business suits and playing musicianly small-group jazz: tricky tunes in odd meters – I counted a section in 7/4 time – with the extended harmonies and dissonances of 1960s hard-bop."