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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.
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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)
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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.
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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)
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singer

noun vocalist, crooner, minstrel, soloist, cantor, troubadour, chorister, chanteuse (fem.), balladeer, songster or songstress My mother was a singer in a dance band.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

singer

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

singer

[ˈsɪŋəʳ] Ncantante mf
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singer

[ˈsɪŋər] nchanteur/euse m/fsinger-songwriter [ˌsɪŋərˈsɒŋraɪtər] nchanteur/euse auteur compositeur/trice m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

singer

nSänger(in) m(f)
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singer

[ˈsɪŋəʳ] ncantante m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
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