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sing·er 1

 (sĭng′ər)
n.
1. Music One who sings, especially a trained or professional vocalist.
2. A poet.
3. A songbird.

sing·er 2

 (sĭn′jər)
n.
One that singes.

singer

(ˈsɪŋə)
n
1. (Music, other) a person who sings, esp one who earns a living by singing
2. (Zoology) a singing bird
3. (Poetry) an obsolete word for poet

Singer

(ˈsɪŋə)
n
1. (Biography) Isaac Bashevis. 1904–91, US writer of Yiddish novels and short stories; born in Poland. His works include Satan in Goray (1935), The Family Moscat (1950), the autobiographical In my Father's Court (1966), and The King of the Fields (1989): Nobel prize for literature 1978
2. (Biography) Isaac Merrit. 1811–75, US inventor, who originated and developed an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1852)

sing•er1

(ˈsɪŋ ər)

n.
1. a person who sings, esp. a trained or professional vocalist.
2. a poet.
3. a singing bird.
[1300–50]

sing•er2

(ˈsɪn dʒər)

n.
a person or thing that singes.
[1870–75]

Sing•er

(ˈsɪŋ ər)

n.
1. Isaac Bashevis, 1904–91, U.S. writer in Yiddish, born in Poland: Nobel prize 1978.
2. Isaac Merrit, 1811–75, U.S. inventor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.singer - a person who singssinger - a person who sings      
alto - a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef
baritone, barytone - a male singer
basso, bass - an adult male singer with the lowest voice
canary - a female singer
caroler, caroller - a singer of carols
castrato - a male singer who was castrated before puberty and retains a soprano or alto voice
chorister - a singer in a choir
contralto - a woman singer having a contralto voice
balladeer, crooner - a singer of popular ballads
folk singer, jongleur, minstrel, poet-singer, troubadour - a singer of folk songs
hummer - a singer who produces a tune without opening the lips or forming words
lieder singer - a singer of lieder
madrigalist - a singer of madrigals
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
opera star, operatic star - singer of lead role in an opera
rapper - someone who performs rap music
rock star - a famous singer of rock music
songster - a person who sings
soprano - a female singer
tenor - an adult male with a tenor voice
thrush - a woman who sings popular songs
torch singer - a singer (usually a woman) who specializes in singing torch songs
voice - (metonymy) a singer; "he wanted to hear trained voices sing it"
warbler - a singer; usually a singer who adds embellishments to the song
yodeller - a singer who changes register rapidly (popular is Swiss folk songs)
2.Singer - United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)
3.Singer - United States writer (born in Poland) of Yiddish stories and novels (1904-1991)

singer

noun vocalist, crooner, minstrel, soloist, cantor, troubadour, chorister, chanteuse (fem.), balladeer, songster or songstress My mother was a singer in a dance band.

singer

noun
A person who sings:
Translations
مُغَنٍمُغَنٍّ
zpěvák-čka
sanger
laulaja
गायकगायिका
pjevačpjevačica
énekesénekesnő
söngvari
歌手
가수
cantor
pevec
sångaresångerska
นักร้อง
ca sĩ

singer

[ˈsɪŋəʳ] Ncantante mf

singer

[ˈsɪŋər] nchanteur/euse m/fsinger-songwriter [ˌsɪŋərˈsɒŋraɪtər] nchanteur/euse auteur compositeur/trice m/f

singer

nSänger(in) m(f)

singer

[ˈsɪŋəʳ] ncantante m/f

sing

(siŋ) past tense sang (saŋ) : past participle sung (saŋ) verb
to make (musical sounds) with one's voice. He sings very well; She sang a Scottish song; I could hear the birds singing in the trees.
ˈsinger noun
a person who sings, eg as a profession. Are you a good singer?; He's a trained singer.
ˈsinging noun
the art or activity of making musical sounds with one's voice. Do you do much singing nowadays?; (also adjective) a singing lesson/teacher.
sing out
to shout or call out. Sing out when you're ready to go.

singer

مُغَنٍ zpěvák sanger Sänger τραγουδιστής cantante laulaja chanteur pjevač cantante 歌手 가수 zanger sanger śpiewak cantor певец sångare นักร้อง şarkıcı ca sĩ 歌唱者
References in classic literature ?
But at night when they went up to bed and were undressing, the boy who was called Singer came out of his cubicle and put his head in Philip's.
The singer had got so far when it struck Dorothea that it was not fair to let Clara miss hearing such a sweet voice, so, shaking her from side to side, she woke her, saying:
A CERTAIN rich man reared a Goose and a Swan, the one for his table, the other because she was reputed a good singer.
As a final effort, the singer rendered some verses which described a vision of Britain being annihilated by America, and Ireland bursting her bonds.
I can now read the whole of it, as plainly as if I had seen the arts of Le Subtil," he added; "the singer being a man whose gifts lay chiefly in his throat and feet, was made to go first, and the others have trod in his steps, imitating their formation.
I said that over the water we were not quite so generous; that with us, when a singer had lost his voice and a jumper had lost his legs, these parties ceased to draw.
She repeatedly alarmed her mother by broaching projects of becoming a hospital nurse, a public singer, or an actress.
All the school- children, the singers and the firemen walked on the sidewalks, while in the middle of the street came first the custodian of the church with his halberd, then the beadle with a large cross, the teacher in charge of the boys and a sister escorting the little girls; three of the smallest ones, with curly heads, threw rose leaves into the air; the deacon with outstretched arms conducted the music; and two incense-bearers turned with each step they took toward the Holy Sacrament, which was carried by M.
Poet and sportsman, mystic and man of this world, a great polo player, and the passionate lover of one beautiful woman whose ill-starred fate inspired Po Chu-i, the tenderest of all their singers,** Ming Huang is more to literature than to history.
Then first in Delos did I and Homer, singers both, raise our strain -- stitching song in new hymns -- Phoebus Apollo with the golden sword, whom Leto bare.
All this time the Queen had never left off staring at the Hatter, and, just as the Dormouse crossed the court, she said to one of the officers of the court, `Bring me the list of the singers in the last concert
A drummer, their leader, turned round facing the singers, and flourishing his arm, began a long-drawn-out soldiers' song, commencing with the words: "Morning dawned, the sun was rising," and concluding: "On then, brothers, on to glory, led by Father Kamenski.