folk singer

noun \ ˈfōk-ˌsiŋ-ər \
variants: or less commonly folksinger or folk-singer
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of folk singer

: one who sings folk songs or sings in a style associated with folk songs

folk singing

play \ˈfōk-ˌsiŋ-iŋ\ noun

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First Known Use of folk singer

1884


FOLK SINGER Defined for Kids

folksinger

noun folk·sing·er \ ˈfōk-ˌsiŋ-ər \

Definition of folksinger for Students

: a person who sings songs ( folk songs ) created by and long sung among the common people

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