crooner


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croon

 (kro͞on)
v. crooned, croon·ing, croons
v.intr.
1. To hum or sing softly.
2. To sing popular songs in a soft, sentimental manner.
3. Scots To roar or bellow.
v.tr.
To sing softly or in a humming way: crooning a lullaby.
n.
A soft singing or humming.

[Middle English crounen, from Middle Dutch krōnen, to lament; see gerə- in Indo-European roots.]

croon′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crooner - a singer of popular balladscrooner - a singer of popular ballads    
singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser - a person who sings
Translations
مُدَنْدِن
zpěvák šlágrů
croonerrefrænsanger
sanzonénekes
džezový spevák
yanık şarkıcı

crooner

[ˈkruːnəʳ] Ncantante mf melódico/a

crooner

[ˈkruːnər] n (= singer) → crooner m

crooner

nSänger m(sentimentaler Lieder), Schnulzensänger m (pej inf)

crooner

[ˈkruːnəʳ] ncantante m/f melodico

croon

(kruːn) verb
1. to sing or hum in a low voice. She crooned a lullaby.
2. to sing in a quiet, sentimental style.
ˈcrooner noun
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