song·​stress | \ ˈsȯŋ(k)-strəs How to pronounce songstress (audio) \

Definition of songstress

: a female singer

Examples of songstress in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Honor our bravest and tribute the songstress with this catchy tune. Alesandra Dubin, Good Housekeeping, 13 May 2021 The now famous songstress is happy in her career and is very much in love but along with fame comes a lot of new challenges. Dana Feldman, Forbes, 4 May 2021 The now very famous songstress is happy in her career and is very much in love. Dana Feldman, Forbes, 27 Apr. 2021 Devoted fans immediately pressed the songstress for more details on her hair care regimen and raved about her style. Aimee Simeon,, 27 Apr. 2021 On what would have been her 50th birthday, the Smithsonian is expanding its collection to memorialize late Tejano songstress Selena Quintanilla-Pérez. Shelby Stewart, Chron, 26 Apr. 2021 That all changed Thursday, when the former Seduction songstress and RuPaul's Drag Race judge unveiled the music video her first official single since 1992. Joey Nolfi,, 1 Apr. 2021 The songstress rented this seven bedroom, seven bathroom home for $65,000 a month, according to Architectural Digest. Mary Elizabeth Andriotis, House Beautiful, 17 Mar. 2021 At the 2021 Grammy Awards red carpet, the English songstress strutted in a take-my-breath-away look that channelled the signer—signature hair flip and all. Barry Samaha, Harper's BAZAAR, 15 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of songstress

1684, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jun 2021

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“Songstress.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of songstress

: a woman who sings usually very well

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