songwriter

noun song·writ·er \ ˈsȯŋ-ˌrī-tər \
|Updated on: 21 Jun 2018

Definition of songwriter

: a person who composes words or music or both especially for popular songs

songwriting

play \ˈsȯŋ-ˌrī-tiŋ\ noun

Examples of songwriter in a Sentence

  1. an award-winning singer and songwriter

  2. he's both a singer and a songwriter

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First Known Use of songwriter

1721

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SONGWRITER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of songwriter for English Language Learners

  • : a person who writes the words or music to songs



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