What does singer mean?

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ˈsɪŋ ərsinger

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser(noun)

    a person who sings

  2. Singer, Isaac M. Singer, Isaac Merrit Singer(noun)

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

  3. Singer, Isaac Bashevis Singer(noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Singer(noun)

    one who, or that which, singes

    Etymology: [From Singe.]

  2. Singer(noun)

    one employed to singe cloth

    Etymology: [From Singe.]

  3. Singer(noun)

    a machine for singeing cloth

    Etymology: [From Singe.]

  4. Singer(noun)

    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. Joan Sutherland:

    Technique is the basis of every pursuit. If youre a sportsman or youre a singer or a swimmer, well that comes under sport but you have to develop a basic technique to know what youre doing at any given time.

  2. Miranda Lambert:

    Hold up, we’re missing a singer, this is my boyfriend, Anderson East, y’all.

  3. Sienna Szarek:

    I'm probably going to be a part-time singer, most of the time I'm going to be a veterinarian because I really like helping animals. Or a farmer.

  4. The Breakfast:

    I want to be a better singer, i still want to write better songs. I want to make better albums. I want to improve. That’s plenty of motivation right there.

  5. Sherri Shepherd:

    When Sherri Shepherd guys called me a professional singer, I peed my pants, so thank Sherri Shepherd very much.

Images & Illustrations of singer

  1. singersingersingersingersinger

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