songsmith

noun
song·smith | \ˈsȯŋ-ˌsmith \

Definition of songsmith 

: a composer of songs

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Synonyms for songsmith

Synonyms

songwriter

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Examples of songsmith in a Sentence

among American songsmiths Irving Berlin has assumed legendary status

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Mahogany voiced Nashville songsmith Nick Nace opens for Latham at Flying Monkey Arts. AL.com, "Cool things to do in Huntsville, Jan. 28 - Feb. 3," 28 Jan. 2018 Isbell is now 38 and one of the most respected songsmiths going. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, AL.com, "The musical secrets of FAME Studios legend Rick Hall," 4 Jan. 2018 As streaming continued to revolutionize music, songsmiths from the pop, dance, country and rock charts had breakthrough years. Tatiana Cirisano, Billboard, "Meet the Songwriters Behind 2017's Chart-Topping Hits, From 'Havana' to 'Believer'," 22 Dec. 2017 Davies led Supertramp through four more albums and occasional tours, but the real magic is still to be found in that period between 1974-79, when the group, er, indelibly stamped its reputation as clever, original and refreshing songsmiths... Gary Graff, Billboard, "Supertramp's 10 Best Songs: Critic's Picks," 10 Oct. 2017 From wunderkind folknik to rock genius/jokerman, brokenhearted songsmith to road-hound country rocker, Dylan had worn many hats. William Goodman, Billboard, "Bob Dylan's Career-Reviving Classic 'Time Out of Mind' Turns 20," 30 Sep. 2017 Hayley was very much the songsmith -- very, very much an avid reader, very literate. Taylor Weatherby, Billboard, "Paramore's 'Riot!' Producer David Bendeth Reflects on Album 10 Years Later," 13 June 2017 Cave’s transformation from post-punk bogeyman to timeless songsmith couldn’t have happened at a better time. Jason Heller, The Atlantic, "Nick Cave Is Still Looking for Redemption," 4 May 2017

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First Known Use of songsmith

1795, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of songsmith was in 1795

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