Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who sings.
  • n. See songwriter.
  • n. A songbird.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A man who sings songs, especially as a profession; a male singer.
  • n. A male songbird.
  • n. One who writes songs.
  • n. A book of songs; songbook.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who sings; one skilled in singing; -- not often applied to human beings.
  • n. A singing bird.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which sings or is skilled in singing.
  • n. Specifically, in ornith,:
  • n. A singer; a singing bird.
  • n. plural Specifically, singing birds: the Oscines, Cantores, Cantatores, Acromyodi, or Polymyodi.
  • n. A writer of songs or poems.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a composer of words or music for popular songs
  • n. a person who sings
  • n. any bird having a musical call

Etymologies

Derived from song +‎ -ster. (Wiktionary)

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