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Meaning of singer by Wiktionary Dictionary

singer


    Etymology 1

    to sing + -er .

    Pronunciation

    • ( RP ) IPA: /ˈsɪŋə/, X-SAMPA: /"sIN@/
    • ( GenAm ) IPA: /ˈsɪŋɚ/, X-SAMPA: /"sIN@`/
    • Rhymes: -ɪŋə( r )

    Noun

    singer ( plural: singers )

    1. person who sings, is able to sing, or earns a living by singing
    2. ( square dance ) dance figure with a fixed structure, sung by a caller, or a piece of music with that structure. See square dance singer .
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    Etymology 2

    From singe +‎ -er

    Pronunciation

    Noun

    singer ( plural: singers )

    1. A person who, or device that singes

    Anagrams

    • reigns, re-sign, resign, signer


Explanation of singer by Wordnet Dictionary

singer


    Noun
    1. a person who sings

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

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



    Definition of singer by GCIDE Dictionary

    singer


    1. Singer ( sĭnjẽr ), n. [From Singe.] One who, or that which, singes. Specifically: One employed to singe cloth. A machine for singeing cloth.

    2. Singer n. [From Sing.] One who sings; especially, one whose profession is to sing.