Definition of Timist

1. n. A performer who keeps good time.



Definition of Timist

1. Noun. (obsolete music) A performer who keeps good time. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A timeserver. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Timist

1. a time-server [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Timist

timezones
timid
timider
timidest
timidities
timidity
timidly
timidness
timidnesses
timidous
timing
timing belt
timing belts
timing is everything
timings
timist (current term)
timists
timmer
timmers
timnodonic
timnodonic acid
timocracies
timocracy
timocrat
timocratic
timocratical
timocrats
timolol
timolol maleate
timolols

Literary usage of Timist

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1. Rump: Or An Exact Collection of the Choycest Poems and Songs Relating to the (1662)
"The disloyal timist. NOw our holy Wars are don, Betwixt the Father and the Son; And since we have by righteous fate, Distrest a Monarch and his Mate. ..."

2. Character Writings of the Seventeenth Century, by Henry Morley (1891)
"A timist Is a noun adjective of the present tense. He hath no more of a conscience than fear, and his religion is not his but the prince's. ..."

3. Mother-play and Nursery Songs: Poetry, Music and Pictures for the Noble by Friedrich Fröbel (1898)
"... an exact, fine timist. Would you like now, careful mother, to omit in the early fostering of your child any thing which might cultivate an exact and ..."

4. Helps in the Use of Good English: A Hand-book for All who Desire to Speak Or by Albert Newton Raub (1897)
"... and we have walker, talker, and the like, but " timist" is still / used by some to denote one who keeps correct time in his musical performances. ..."

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