What does singer mean?

Definitions for singer
ˈsɪŋ ərsin·ger

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocalisernoun

    a person who sings

  2. Singer, Isaac M. Singer, Isaac Merrit Singernoun

    United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)

  3. Singer, Isaac Bashevis Singernoun

    United States writer (born in Poland) of Yiddish stories and novels (1904-1991)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Singernoun

    one who, or that which, singes

    Etymology: [From Singe.]

  2. Singernoun

    one employed to singe cloth

    Etymology: [From Singe.]

  3. Singernoun

    a machine for singeing cloth

    Etymology: [From Singe.]

  4. Singernoun

    one who sings; especially, one whose profession is to sing

    Etymology: [From Singe.]

Freebase

  1. Singer

    The lead vocalist or lead vocal is the member of a band who sings the main solo vocal portions of a song. The lead vocalist may also play one or more instruments, and is usually the "leader" of their group, often the spokesman in interviews and before the public. The lead vocalist is sometimes referred to as the frontman. For example, Robert Plant is the lead singer of Led Zeppelin. In certain types of music, notably soul and rock'n'roll, there is a line-up of a lead vocalist with a named group of backing vocalists. Such line-ups can be very fluid, with both the lead vocalist and the backing group pursuing independent careers; and frequent personnel changes are not uncommon. While members of backing bands were often replaceable, the lead singer would be regarded as having a more marketable name and would have to hire or fire backing musicians at will. Cases of backing bands "defecting" to rival vocalists were rarer, but did happen on occasion as seen by Tony Orlando and Dawn.

Editors Contribution

  1. singer

    A person who sings.

    The singer at the opera was amazing, brought much joy, peace and harmony to the room.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'singer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4626

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'singer' in Nouns Frequency: #1823

Anagrams for singer »

  1. Re-sign

  2. Signer

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of singer in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of singer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of singer in a Sentence

  1. John Hiatt:

    It's a whole package, singer/songwriter. I like writing but I like performing just as much.

  2. Tim Considine:

    I went home, and I developed the pictures, and. . . I loved Getty Images, so I went back the next night and went up the stairs [ to Mitchell’s dressing room ], knocked on the door and introduced Tim Considine. I ’d made 11-by-14 prints, and Joni Mitchell seemed to like them. And I felt 9 feet tall that this brilliant singer-songwriter, poet and painter liked Getty Images. And then David Crosby came in, and Joni Mitchell handed them to David Crosby. And David Crosby took one look at them and said, ‘ Needs more contrast. ’.

  3. Noel Gallagher:

    The one thing about this band is, we do have have arguments and fights, but it's not behind each other's backs, it's not like, waiting until the singer goes out of the room and then slagging him off. We're all up front with each other.

  4. Gordon Lightfoot:

    I took the song 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face' from a folk singer called Bonnie Dobson. I knew her and she had a record with that track on it.

  5. Karima Bennoune:

    As UN Special Rapporteur on cultural rights,( with) UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador on artistic freedom Deeyah Khan, I express grave concern about reports of the terrible killing of singer #FawadAndarabi. We call on governments to demand the Taliban respect the #humanrights of #artists.

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