Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who sings.
  • noun A songbird.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun One who sings; one skilled in singing; -- not often applied to human beings.
  • noun (Zoöl.) A singing bird.

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

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

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

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

Etymologies

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Derived from song +‎ -ster.

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