Definition of crooner
: one that croons; especially : a singer of popular songs
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Highlights from the 2017 line-up include the British crooner Sampha, throwback ‘
In a treat to their respective fans, the two crooners came together to let off some steam on their joint mixtape, Burn My Name.
Twangy crooners, soulful pop and sunny, psychedelic surf were all part of the band’s debut EP.
As its name suggested, Swift’s last album saw the one-time country crooner adopting sounds of the late Cold War era, specifically with synth-pop and a hint of Springsteen.
The indie-rock band Pavement came from here, as did the alt-country crooner Chris Isaak.
The R&B crooner transcended to pop star status on the first night of back-to-back shows at the Greek Theatre.
The crowd was utterly enamored with Hadreas, who is an extraordinary performer, slipping between angelic vulnerability, affirmative sadism, and a type of fifties-crooner cabaret.
The opening act features Nestor Torres accompanied by Antonia Bennett, who just happens to be crooner Tony Bennett’s daughter.
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Definition of crooner for English Language Learners
: a male singer who sings slow, romantic songs in a soft, smooth voice
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