Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A songstress. The female equivalent of singer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A songstress.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A female singer.

Etymologies

singer +‎ -ess (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • (Jer.xxi. 13); ‘waileress’ (Jer.ix. 17); ‘cheseress’ (= electrix, Wisd.viii. 4); ‘singeress’, ‘breakeress’, ‘waiteress’, this last indeed having recently come up again.

    English Past and Present

  • "I never pretended that I thought I could be singeress to the

    Cricket at the Seashore

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