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bal·lad·eer

 (băl′ə-dîr′)
n.
A singer of ballads.
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balladeer

(ˌbæləˈdɪə)
n
a singer of ballads
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bal•lad•eer

(ˌbæl əˈdɪər)

n.
a person who sings ballads.
[1630–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.balladeer - a singer of popular balladsballadeer - a singer of popular ballads    
singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser - a person who sings
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