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singer

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
singersing‧er /ˈsɪŋə $ -ər/ ●●● S3 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SINGsomeone who singspop/opera/folk etc singer 🔊 her favourite pop singer 🔊 a famous Italian opera singer 🔊 the lead singer (=main singer) of Slade 🔊 Tina Turner’s backing singers (=people who sing with her)
Examples from the Corpus
singerIn 1979, singer Nancy Wilson hired him to open her nightclub act.I wanted to have a career as a singer.If ever a singer were destined for dismissal as a novelty act, it would be him.Is she the drug-addled singer who made thousands weep?In those days we had a band with a brass section and a couple of female backing singers.As well as the choirs, the following also appeared in the cast: Pharaoh's backing singers.She's very pretty, and a good singer too.Friday, January 24, the incomparable singer / songwriter Miss Lavelle White takes the stage.Apart from a mettlesome Emilia in Gisella Pasino the smaller roles are filled with indifferent singers.a jazz singerMick Jagger, the lead singer with the Rolling Stonesan opera singerBut musicians and other singers know who I am.Jodie dreamed of being a rock singer.Like a country-western singer, she choruses again and again that her man has done her wrong.backing singersAs well as the choirs, the following also appeared in the cast: Pharaoh's backing singers.
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