Timist

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Timist (Mus) A performer who keeps good time.
    • Timist A timeserver.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n timist In music, a performer considered with reference to his power to observe rhythmical and metrical relations. Thus, a violinist may have an accurate sense of intonation, and yet be a poor timist. Also timeist.
    • n timist One who conforms to the times; a time-server.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Timist a musical performer in relation to his sense for time
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Written also timeist,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. tíma; cf. Ice. tími; and Tide.