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 British soul pop singer Gabrielle and country-pop songstress Kacey Musgraves. Edward Segarra, USA TODAY, 23 June 2022 The visual sees Sanchez singing the classic track inside a convertible while a Monroe-looking songstress sits on the back of the car before switching scenes on the TV set, just like the music-makers of yesteryear would on live TV. Tomás Mier, Rolling Stone, 28 June 2022 The iconic songstress emerged from behind a screen, boasted a projection of her silhouette that, appropriately, disintegrated into butterflies fluttering out of view. Jihan Forbes, Allure, 26 June 2022 The songstress has been nominated 15 times total, but tonight marked her first two wins. Kristin Robinson, Billboard, 4 Apr. 2022 West London songstress Hope Tala and FLO are here to dip you in a sea of ethereal harmonies and melodies. Neena Rouhani, Billboard, 11 July 2022 This win was followed by a performance from ER&B songstress Ella Mai, who brought out the legendary Babyface to assist with an amazing duet and closed the set out with Roddy Ricch. Okla Jones, Essence, 27 June 2022 During the headlining set, her first public concert in five years, the 34-year-old British songstress stopped numerous times to assist distressed fans in the approximately 65,000-person crowd. Mitchell Peters, Billboard, 2 July 2022 Her Barbie doll is part of the Mattel’s Barbie Signature Tribute Collection which also includes dolls of director Ava Duvernay, R&B songstress Brandy, designer Vera Wang and more. Ebony Williams, ajc, 3 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of songstress

1684, in the meaning defined above

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11 Aug 2022

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“Songstress.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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