Definition of singer in English:



  • A person who sings, especially professionally.

    ‘a pop singer’
    • ‘We chatted some more and established that we were both opera fans, not just of nice singers who sing nice songs.’
    • ‘The most prized status symbol of movie actors and pop singers today is their own restaurant.’
    • ‘We thank all the singers who participated in all the heats and those who got through to the final.’
    • ‘For the singers, filming a TV opera presents its own particular set of challenges.’
    • ‘Aspiring pop singers from a Keighley school will perform in front of shoppers tomorrow.’
    • ‘Instrumental performers do not make eye contact with the audience, although singers may.’
    • ‘The singers sang mostly accurately and musically with a good feel for the style.’
    • ‘Brenda is a fantastic singer, but not really a pop star, and Maria is nice but a little bit bland.’
    • ‘Had he not made a career from mathematics he could well have made his profession as an opera singer.’
    • ‘The singers will be joined by a scaled-down ensemble of professional musicians.’
    • ‘There have been a lot of talented singers on the program over the last two seasons.’
    • ‘In the end Mel lost out rather spectacularly to the two other, much less known, female singers.’
    • ‘The concert in the evening included ballad singers, mandolin and banjo players.’
    • ‘She was also a gifted singer and could sing French opera arias in perfect pitch.’
    • ‘Does she really think singers can sing in a concert without looking at the music?’
    • ‘All musicians and singers are welcome are welcome to join in on what is going to be a night to remember.’
    • ‘It was performed by an orchestra accompanied by four solo singers and a chorus of 50 singers.’
    • ‘Back in Bulgaria, Elena had been a pop singer, performing in bars and cabaret clubs.’
    • ‘There is scope for variety as new singers are also making an impact in the industry.’
    • ‘Josquin was a singer by profession, and virtually all his music is vocal in conception.’
    vocalist, soloist, songster, songstress
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