torch singer


Definition of torch singer 

: a singer of torch songs

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The Blue Lamp featured live music at night, a mix of punk, torch singers, and rock bands. Rachel Kushner, Vogue, "Rachel Kushner on the San Francisco Dives of Her Youth, and That Time She Tended Bar With Keith Richards," 27 Apr. 2018 The torch singer Shelley MacArthur, in Marchesa, performed on behalf of the Joffrey Ballet at an invitation only Valentine's Day Concert in Chicago. Sugar Rautbord, Town & Country, "Joffrey Ballet Chicago," 1 Apr. 2013

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First Known Use of torch singer

circa 1932, in the meaning defined above

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: a singer of torch songs

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