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singer Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a person who sings
    vocalizer; vocalist; vocaliser.
  2. noun United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)
    Isaac Merrit Singer; Isaac M. Singer.
  3. noun United States writer (born in Poland) of Yiddish stories and novels (1904-1991)
    Isaac Bashevis Singer.
WordNet

Sin"ger noun
Etymology
From Singe.
Definitions
  1. One who, or that which, singes. Specifically: (a) One employed to singe cloth. (b) A machine for singeing cloth.
Sing"er noun
Etymology
From Sing.
Definitions
  1. One who sings; especially, one whose profession is to sing.

Webster 1913