Definitions

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  • n. One who croons; a singer, usually male, especially of popular music.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a singer of popular ballads.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as croonach.

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

  • n. a singer of popular ballads

Etymologies

to croon + -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The “My Heart Will Go On” crooner is expecting twins later this year.

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  • Last month, the crooner is pled guilty to punching, hitting and choking Rihanna in his rented Lamborghini car earlier this year.

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  • And as for breakfast time, to expect a man to eat his breakfast to the sound of a crooner is like hitting him below the belt when his vitality is low.

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  • THE PLATTERS and a few other bands that were still doing the "crooner" - type ballads.

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  • Harry Connick Jr., the so-called crooner and actor, performed a martini-and-Prozac version of "And I love her."

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  • "It's true that I'm not known as a crooner or balladeer," says Elling.

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  • The crooner was a hit with fellow salon-goers at the Melville salon in Manhattan's Rockefeller Center when he sat down for a cut and began belting out tunes.

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  • Occasionally, the music crosses over: CCM stars such as crooner Michael W. Smith and the roots-rock outfit Jars of Clay get play on VH1, and the metal bands P.O.D. and Lifehouse are embraced by MTV.

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  • The focus of the complaint is not clear but music from the label -- whose roster includes artists such as crooner Amy Winehouse, rapper 50 Cent and Bon Jovi -- was still widely available on Grooveshark's website.

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  • Plant feared his career would be ruined by this, and that people would think of him now as a "crooner", instead of the rock and roll singer he'd always been.

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