crooner

noun

croon·​er ˈkrü-nər How to pronounce crooner (audio)
: one that croons
especially : a singer of popular songs

Examples of crooner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The crooner and entrepreneur discussed the changes in his relationship with his sister, who he’s always been known to be close with. Elizabeth Ayoola, Essence, 7 June 2024 For many American listeners, this was the first introduction to a redheaded crooner named Ed Sheeran. Nate Jones, Vulture, 20 May 2024 The country crooner is the first to admit that his daughter is wise beyond her years. Emily Weaver, Peoplemag, 25 May 2024 Tyrese, with his deep, velvety voice and passionate delivery, Ginuwine, the smooth crooner known for his captivating stage presence and timeless hits, and Tank, the powerhouse vocalist and masterful songwriter, together form a trifecta that has significantly shaped the R&B genre. Shelby Stewart, Essence, 24 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for crooner 

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Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crooner was in 1888

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“Crooner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crooner. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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