songstress

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song·stress

 (sông′strĭs, sŏng′-)
n.
1. A woman who performs songs, especially ballads or popular songs.
2. A woman who writes songs. See Usage Note at -ess.

song•stress

(ˈsɔŋ strɪs, ˈsɒŋ-)

n.
a woman who sings, esp. one who sings popular songs.
[1695–1705]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.songstress - a woman songster (especially of popular songs)
songster - a person who sings

songstress

noun
A person who sings:
Translations
énekesnő

songstress

[ˈsɒŋstrɪs] Ncantante f

songstress

nSängerin f
References in classic literature ?
Once hadst thou wild dogs in thy cellar: but they changed at last into birds and charming songstresses.
Cotton, one of the Southland's most reliable songstresses, leads us memorably on Cathy's entire messy journey.