HyperDic: singer

English > 3 senses of the word singer / Singer:
NOUNperson singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocalisera person who sings
person Singer, Isaac M. Singer, Isaac Merrit SingerUnited States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)
person Singer, Isaac Bashevis SingerUnited States writer (born in Poland) of Yiddish stories and novels (1904-1991)
singer / Singer > pronunciation
Soundssih'nger
Rhymesbanger ... zinger: 28 rhymes with nger...
English > singer: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who sings.
Synonymsvocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser
InstancesBailey, Pearl Bailey, Pearl Mae BaileyUnited States singer (1918-1990)
Cash, Johnny Cash, John CashUnited States country music singer and songwriter (1932-2003)
Chevalier, Maurice ChevalierFrench actor and cabaret singer (1888-1972)
Dietrich, Marlene Dietrich, Maria Magdalene von LoschUnited States film actress (born in Germany) who made many films with Josef von Sternberg and later was a successful cabaret star (1901-1992)
Dylan, Bob DylanUnited States songwriter noted for his protest songs (born in 1941)
Fitzgerald, Ella FitzgeraldUnited States scat singer (1917-1996)
Garland, Judy GarlandUnited States singer and film actress (1922-1969)
Horne, Lena Horne, Lena Calhoun HorneUnited States singer and actress (born in 1917)
Iglesias, Julio IglesiasSpanish singer noted for his ballads and love songs (born in 1943)
Jackson, Mahalia JacksonUnited States singer who did much to popularize gospel music (1911-1972)
Jackson, Michael Jackson, Michael Joe JacksonUnited States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)
Jolson, Al Jolson, Asa YoelsonUnited States singer (born in Russia) who appeared in the first full-length talking film (1886-1950)
Joplin, Janis JoplinUnited States singer who died of a drug overdose at the height of her popularity (1943-1970)
King, B. B. King, Riley B KingUnited States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)
Lauder, Harry Lauder, Sir Harry MacLennan LauderScottish ballad singer and music hall comedian (1870-1950)
Ledbetter, Huddie Leadbetter, LeadbellyUnited States folk singer and composer (1885-1949)
Madonna, Madonna Louise CicconeUnited States pop singer and sex symbol during the 1980s (born in 1958)
Marley, Robert Nesta Marley, Bob MarleyJamaican singer who popularized reggae (1945-1981)
Martin, Dean Martin, Dino Paul CrocettiUnited States singer (1917-1995)
Merman, Ethel MermanUnited States singer who appeared in several musical comedies (1909-1984)
Orbison, Roy OrbisonUnited States composer and rockabilly tenor popular in the 1950s (1936-1988)
Piaf, Edith Piaf, Edith Giovanna Gassion, Little SparrowFrench cabaret singer (1915-1963)
Robeson, Paul Robeson, Paul Bustill RobesonUnited States bass singer and an outspoken critic of racism and proponent of socialism / socialism (1898-1976)
Russell, Lillian RussellUnited States entertainer remembered for her roles in comic operas (1861-1922)
Simon, Paul SimonUnited States singer and songwriter (born in 1942)
Smith, Bessie SmithUnited States blues singer (1894-1937)
Smith, Kate Smith, Kathryn Elizabeth SmithUnited States singer noted for her rendition of patriotic songs (1909-1986)
Streisand, Barbra Streisand, Barbra Joan StreisandUnited States singer and actress (born in 1942)
Vaughan, Sarah VaughanUnited States jazz singer noted for her complex bebop phrasing and scat singing (1924-1990)
Waters, Ethel WatersUnited States actress and singer (1896-1977)
Williams, Hank Williams, Hiram Williams, Hiram King WilliamsUnited States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
Wynette, Tammy Wynette, Tammy Wynetter PughUnited States country singer (1942-1998)
NarroweraltoA singer whose voice lies in the alto clef
baritone, barytoneA male singer
bass, bassoAn adult male singer with the lowest voice
canaryA female singer
caroler, carollerA singer of carols / carols
castratoA male singer who was castrated before puberty and retains a soprano or alto voice
choristerA singer in a choir
contraltoA woman singer having a contralto voice
crooner, balladeerA singer of popular ballads
folk singer, jongleur, minstrel, poet-singer, troubadourA singer of folk songs
hummerA singer who produces a tune without opening the lips or forming words / words
lieder singerA singer of lieder
madrigalistA singer of madrigals
opera star, operatic starsinger of lead role in an opera
rappersomeone who performs rap music
rock starA famous singer of rock music
songsterA person who sings
sopranoA female singer
tenorAn adult male with a tenor voice
thrushA woman who sings popular songs
torch singerA singer (usually a woman) who specializes in singing torch songs
voice(metonymy) a singer
warblerA singer
yodellerA singer who changes register rapidly (popular is Swiss folk songs)
Broadermusician, instrumentalist, playersomeone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
Spanishcantante, cantora, cantor, vocalista
Catalancantant, cantor, vocalista
Verbssingto make melodious sounds
singproduce tones with the voice
singdeliver by singing
English > Singer: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningUnited States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875).
SynonymsIsaac M. Singer, Isaac Merrit Singer
Instance ofinventor, discoverer, artificersomeone who is the first to think of or make something
manufacturer, producersomeone who manufactures something
SpanishIsaac Merrit Singer, Isaac M. Singer, Singer
English > Singer: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningUnited States writer (born in Poland) of Yiddish stories and novels (1904-1991).
SynonymIsaac Bashevis Singer
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishIsaac Bashevis Singer
CatalanIsaac Bashevis Singer

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