musical instrument


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for musical instrument

References in classic literature ?
On the second morning, about eleven o'clock, the king himself in person, attended by his nobility, courtiers, and officers, having prepared all their musical instruments, played on them for three hours without intermission, so that I was quite stunned with the noise; neither could I possibly guess the meaning, till my tutor informed me.
I observed in the king's kitchen all sorts of mathematical and musical instruments, after the figures of which they cut up the joints that were served to his majesty's table.
This supplementary program also instructed the excursionists to provide themselves with light musical instruments for amusement in the ship, with saddles for Syrian travel, green spectacles and umbrellas, veils for Egypt, and substantial clothing to use in rough pilgrimizing in the Holy Land.
I did not know all the men who were sitting about, but I recognized a furniture salesman from Kansas City, a drug man, and Willy O'Reilly, who travelled for a jewellery house and sold musical instruments.
He dealt in musical instruments, as his father and grandfather had done before him, at the sign of Saint Cecilia.
While Don Quixote and Sancho were engaged in the discussion set forth the last chapter, they heard loud shouts and a great noise, which were uttered and made by the men on the mares as they went at full gallop, shouting, to receive the bride and bridegroom, who were approaching with musical instruments and pageantry of all sorts around them, and accompanied by the priest and the relatives of both, and all the most distinguished people of the surrounding villages.
I gathered me also silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces; I gat me men singers and women singers, and the delights of the sons of men, as musical instruments, and that of all sorts.
The Muses were uncomfortable goddesses, I think,--obliged always to carry rolls and musical instruments about with them.
Slaves were passing among the guests, distributing small musical instruments of a single string.
Amina understood her sister's meaning, and collecting the dishes, glasses, and musical instruments, she carried them away, while Sadie swept the hall and put everything in order.
The lady of the caravan sat at one window in all the pride and poetry of the musical instruments, and little Nell and her grandfather sat at the other in all the humility of the kettle and saucepans, while the machine jogged on and shifted the darkening prospect very slowly.
Increasing globalization & increasing use of internet have resulted in changing the taste of music lovers, ultimately influencing their musical instrument choices.
PHOENIX--The Musical Instrument Museum, which opened here in April 2010, has become a major attraction in the Phoenix cultural landscape.
SIALKOT, May 30, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The musical instrument industry seeks governments special attention and support for the modernisation and upgradation of the industry and demanded special incentives and concessions for enhancing export of musical instruments.
1 : a row of keys by which a musical instrument (as a piano) is played