HyperDic: minstrel

English > 3 senses of the word minstrel:
NOUNperson minstrel, folk singer, jongleur, poet-singer, troubadoura singer of folk songs
person minstrela performer in a minstrel show
VERBcreationminstrelcelebrate by singing, in the style of minstrels
minstrel > pronunciation
Soundsmih'nstrahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > minstrel: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA singer of folk songs.
Synonymsfolk singer, jongleur, poet-singer, troubadour
InstancesGuthrie, Woody Guthrie, Woodrow Wilson GuthrieUnited States folk singer and songwriter (1912-1967)
Seeger, Pete Seeger, Peter SeegerUnited States folk singer who was largely responsible for the interest in folk music in the 1960s (born in 1919)
Broadersinger, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliserA person who sings
Spanishcantante folclórico, cantante poeta, juglar, trobador, trovadora, trovador
Catalanjoglar, trobadora, trobador
Verbsminstrelcelebrate by singing, in the style of minstrels
English > minstrel: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA performer in a minstrel show.
Member ofminstrel showA troupe of performers in blackface typically giving a comic program of negro songs and jokes
Narrowerend man, corner manA man at one end of line of performers in a minstrel show
interlocutor, middlemanThe performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk
Broaderperformer, performing artistAn entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
Spanishtrobador
Verbsminstrelcelebrate by singing, in the style of minstrels
English > minstrel: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningcelebrate by singing, in the style of minstrels.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelSam and Sue minstrel
Categorymusicmusical activity (singing / singing / singing or whistling etc.)
Broadersingproduce tones with the voice
Nounsminstrela singer of folk songs
minstrela performer in a minstrel show

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