songsmith

noun song·smith \ ˈsȯŋ-ˌsmith \
Updated on: 27 Feb 2018

Definition of songsmith

: a composer of songs

Examples of songsmith in a Sentence

  1. among American songsmiths Irving Berlin has assumed legendary status

Recent Examples of songsmith from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'songsmith.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of songsmith

1795

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

songsmith Synonyms



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up songsmith? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a large number

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks Quiz

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!