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Meaning of composer by Wiktionary Dictionary

composer


    Etymology

    to compose + -er

    Noun

    composer ( plural: composers )

    1. One who composes; an author. Specifically, an author of a piece of music .
    2. One who, or that which, quits or calms .


Explanation of composer by Wordnet Dictionary

composer


    Noun
    1. someone who composes music as a profession



    Definition of composer by GCIDE Dictionary

    composer


    1. Composer n.
      1. One who composes; an author. Specifically, an author of a piece of music.

      If the thoughts of such authors have nothing in them, they at least . . . show an honest industry and a good intention in the composer. Addison.

      His [Mozart's] most brilliant and solid glory is founded upon his talents as a composer. Moore ( Encyc. of Mus. ).

      2. One who, or that which, quiets or calms; one who adjusts a difference.

      Sweet composers of the pensive soul. Gay.