Crossword clues for instrumentalist
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Instrumentalism \In`stru*men"tal*ism\, n. (Philos.) The view that the sanction of truth is its utility, or that truth is genuine only in so far as it is a valuable instrument. -- In`stru*men"tal*ist, n.
Instrumentalism views truth as simply the value
belonging to certain ideas in so far as these ideas are
biological functions of our organisms, and
psychological functions whereby we direct our choices
and attain our successes.
Instrumentalist \In`stru*men"tal*ist\, n. One who plays upon an instrument of music, as distinguished from a vocalist.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1823, from instrumental in the musical sense + -ist.
n. One who plays a musical instrument, as distinguished from a vocalist