songsmith

noun
song·​smith | \ ˈsȯŋ-ˌsmith How to pronounce songsmith (audio) \

Definition of songsmith

: a composer of songs

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Examples of songsmith in a Sentence

among American songsmiths Irving Berlin has assumed legendary status
Recent Examples on the Web The songsmith unashamedly sticks to his winning formula on album four, which makes perfect sense commercially. Jem Aswad, Variety, 22 Dec. 2021 The songsmith unashamedly sticks to his winning formula on album four, which makes perfect sense commercially. Jem Aswad, Variety, 22 Dec. 2021 The songsmith unashamedly sticks to his winning formula on album four, which makes perfect sense commercially. Jem Aswad, Variety, 22 Dec. 2021 One celebrated country-music songsmith who did still comes up with distinctive, contemporary songs to this day, at age 84, and continues as an esteemed performer to boot. Barry Mazor, WSJ, 8 Dec. 2021 The songsmith unashamedly sticks to his winning formula on album four, which makes perfect sense commercially. Mike Wass, Variety, 29 Oct. 2021 The foxy songsmith toured and recorded with the shock rock pioneer from around 1985 to 1987. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 25 June 2020 Penned by Southern songsmith Boudleaux Bryant, other notable interpreters include crooner Roy Orbison and country-rock bad boy Gram Parsons. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 8 June 2020 As a devotee of musical theater, I was struck by how Schütz seemed to anticipate the word-setting techniques of Broadway songsmiths. New York Times, 20 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of songsmith

1795, in the meaning defined above

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17 Jan 2022

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“Songsmith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/songsmith. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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