singer


singer
noun
ADJECTIVE
accomplished (esp. BrE), fine, good, great, talented, wonderful
chart-topping (BrE), famous, popular, well-known
legendary
aspiring, budding

an aspiring concert singer

soulful

a soulful jazz singer

amateur, professional
backing (esp. BrE), backup (AmE), lead

an interview with the band's lead singer

guest

She will perform with two guest singers.

choral, solo
blues, country, folk, jazz, opera, pop, etc.
carol
cabaret, lounge (esp. AmE), nightclub, pub (BrE)

I was just a lounge singer in a Key West bar.

wedding (AmE)

Our wedding singers are the best in Las Vegas.

torch (esp. AmE)

She worked as a torch singer, singing blues ballads in a nightclub.

SINGER + VERB
belt sth out, sing (sth)

A local singer belted out the national anthem.

perform sth

Singers took turns to perform songs they had written.

sound, sound like

a singer who sounds like Rufus Wainwright


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  • SINGER (I. B.) — Peu avant de recevoir le prix Nobel de littérature, au mois d’octobre 1978, Isaac Bashevis Singer déclarait: «Je suis presque le dernier écrivain yiddish...» En couronnant Singer, l’Académie suédoise a voulu non seulement attirer l’attention sur… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Singer — (izg. sȉnger) DEFINICIJA 1. Isaac Bashevis (1904 1991), američko židovski književnik, do 1935. živio u Poljskoj; pisao pripovijetke i romane na jidišu o životu Židova u Poljskoj i Americi začinjene dubokom životnom mudrošću, često s primjesom… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Singer — Sin ger (s[i^]n j[ e]r), n. [From {Singe}.] One who, or that which, singes. Specifically: (a) One employed to singe cloth. (b) A machine for singeing cloth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Singer — Singer, Paul, sozialdemokrat. Politiker, geb. 16. Jan. 1844 in Berlin, gründete 1869 mit seinem Bruder das. eine Damenmäntelfabrik, seit 1884 im Reichstag, mit Bebel Vorsitzender im Vorstand der sozialdemokrat. Partei …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon


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