Definition of balladeer
: a singer of ballads
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Before them, rhythm and blues balladeers were known for their impeccable suits and precise dance moves—from the Temptations of old to New Edition to Boyz II Men of then.
The two characters out front are the mustached Emcee (Sarah Errington, in a knowing role that’s a little too cool for school) and Siren (Steve Gouveia), the proceedings’ frightening balladeer.
Last night there was, on one hand, the mother expecting twins, the gentle balladeer, the gracious loser of Grammy awards, the woman brought to tears by praise of Adele.
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