Meaning of “singer” in the English Dictionary

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"singer" in British English

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singernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɪŋ.ər/ us /ˈsɪŋ.ɚ/

A2 a person who sings:

Bryn Terfel is a famous singer from Wales.
Are you a good singer?

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  • He was an amateur singer until the age of 40, when he turned professional.
  • An excited crowd waited for the singer to arrive.
  • She first rose to fame as a singer at the age of 16.
  • The lead singer has a falsetto voice.
  • He fancies himself as a bit of a singer.

(Definition of “singer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"singer" in American English

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singernoun [ C ]

us /ˈsɪŋ·ər/

a person who sings, esp. someone whose job is singing

(Definition of “singer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)