Definition of throat singer in US English:

throat singer

noun

  • 1A person whose singing is characterized by articulation of the sound in the throat, especially to an excessive or undesirable degree. Compare throat singing. rare.

  • 2A person who performs throat singing.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Daily Picayune (New Orleans). From throat + singer.

Pronunciation

throat singer

/ˈθrəʊt ˌsɪŋə/