singer

noun (1)
sing·​er | \ ˈsiŋ-ər How to pronounce singer (audio) \

Definition of singer

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one that sings

singer

noun (2)
sing·​er | \ ˈsin-jər How to pronounce singer (audio) \

Definition of singer (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that singes

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First Known Use of singer

Noun (1)

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

circa 1875, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of singer was in the 14th century

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“Singer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/singer. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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Singer biographical name (1)

Sing·​er | \ ˈsiŋ-ər How to pronounce Singer (audio) \

Definition of Singer

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Isaac Ba*shev*is \ bə-​ˈshe-​vəs How to pronounce Singer (audio) \ 1904–1991 American (Polish-born) author

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biographical name (2)

Definition of Singer (Entry 2 of 2)

Isaac Merrit 1811–1875 American inventor

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