Definition of crooner in English:

crooner

noun

  • A singer, typically a male one, who sings sentimental songs in a soft, low voice.

    • ‘All three of these croaky crooners take two turns in the lead vocalist's rocking chair.’
    • ‘He certainly looks more like a rocker than a crooner.’
    • ‘Showertime crooners and karaoke divas are being offered the chance to warble their way into posterity at a new recording studio in Shipston.’
    • ‘It's totally different for us to sound like crooners.’
    • ‘Contenders, crooners and pretenders - they're all here.’
    • ‘There were singing people on the bus, crooners in backyards and I even hummed a note or two.’
    • ‘New to Volume 3 are duets, allowing two crooners the option to sing along at the same time.’
    • ‘The new addition will certainly give the old crooner something to sing about.’
    • ‘The crooner, known for his deep, smooth voice, has suffered years of high blood pressure and is now hoping to get a kidney transplant.’
    • ‘He pressed the microphone to his lips like a crooner.’
    • ‘A natural, casual, everyday type of voice worked best with radio mikes, and that is exactly what the crooners supplied.’
    • ‘This old-school collection of songs should win over new fans and further Andy's status as a smooth crooner of love tunes.’
    • ‘Hundreds of fans rose to their feet to sing the 1970s crooner's most famous song.’
    • ‘‘Feelings,’ the sappy ballad sung by countless crooners, is rejuvenated in the hands of this master stylist.’
    • ‘What I really loved about that time was the vocalists, the crooners.’
    • ‘It emerged as an alternative to the sentimental pop songs of the early twentieth century and the polished crooners who sang them.’
    • ‘He is a heavyset man with a crooner's manner and soft voice.’
    • ‘The fuzz-faced crooner looks like he hasn't aged in the last 15 years.’
    • ‘I'll grant that everyone, even libidinous crooners, have bad days.’
    • ‘With the invention of the microphone came the crooners but people still sung, they sung in the church, they sung in the army.’
    singer, vocalist, soloist, songstress, crooner, warbler, melodist, artiste
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Pronunciation:

crooner

/ˈkruːnə/