• A person who sings, often professionally.
  • dance figure with a fixed structure, sung by a caller, or a piece of music with that structure.
  • A person who, or device which, singes.
  • A machine for singeing cloth.


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  • From Middle English synger, syngere, singere, singare, equivalent to sing + -er. Cognate with Scots singar, Saterland Frisian Sjunger, West Frisian sjonger, German Low German Singer. Compare also Old English sangere, Dutch zanger, German Low German Sänger, German Sänger, Danish sanger, Swedish sångare, Icelandic söngvari.
  • From singe + -er.

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