Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which singes.
  • noun One who sings; one who makes music with the voice; specifically, a trained or professional vocalist.
  • noun In the early church and in the Greek Church, a member of one of the minor orders of clergy; one who is ordained to sing in the church.
  • noun One who composes or rehearses anything in verse.
  • noun A bird that sings; a bird that naturally sings well, or can be trained to sing tunes; a singing bird: as, the male mocking-bird is a singer, but the female is not; the canary is a good singer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One employed to singe cloth.
  • noun A machine for singeing cloth.
  • noun One who sings; especially, one whose profession is to sing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun person who sings, is able to sing, or earns a living by singing
  • noun dance figure with a fixed structure, sung by a caller, or a piece of music with that structure. See square dance singer.
  • noun A person who, or device that singes

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

  • noun a person who sings
  • noun United States writer (born in Poland) of Yiddish stories and novels (1904-1991)
  • noun United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)

Etymologies

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to sing + -er.

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From singe +‎ -er

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  • One who singes; one who sings.

    November 22, 2007