Synonyms

1. poet-singer

noun. a singer of folk songs.

Synonyms

  • troubadour
  • jongleur
  • minstrel
  • vocalizer
  • vocalist
  • vocaliser
  • singer

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2. singer

noun. ['ˈsɪŋɝ'] a person who sings.

Synonyms

  • folk singer
  • hummer
  • crooner
  • troubadour
  • thrush
  • vocalizer
  • tenor
  • basso
  • voice
  • songster
  • rapper
  • madrigalist
  • canary
  • caroler
  • yodeller
  • jongleur
  • barytone
  • warbler
  • musician
  • alto
  • vocalist
  • lieder singer
  • baritone
  • caroller
  • castrato
  • contralto
  • opera star
  • poet-singer
  • operatic star
  • soprano
  • torch singer
  • rock star
  • player
  • chorister
  • minstrel
  • bass
  • instrumentalist
  • vocaliser

Antonyms

  • devoice
  • passive voice
  • active voice
  • silence

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • singe (English)
  • sengen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. Singer

noun. United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875).

Synonyms

  • Isaac Merrit Singer

4. Singer

noun. United States writer (born in Poland) of Yiddish stories and novels (1904-1991).

5. folk

noun. ['ˈfoʊk'] people in general (often used in the plural).

Synonyms

  • riffraff
  • pleb
  • common people
  • home folk
  • ragtag and bobtail
  • people
  • folks
  • countryfolk
  • rabble
  • country people
  • ragtag
  • plebeian
  • grass roots

Antonyms

  • ascent
  • crossbred
  • purebred
  • ending

6. folk

noun. ['ˈfoʊk'] people descended from a common ancestor.

Synonyms

  • descent
  • lineage
  • homefolk
  • blood line
  • house
  • ancestry
  • gens
  • blood
  • bloodline
  • kinfolk
  • stemma
  • origin
  • dynasty
  • pedigree
  • family
  • kinsfolk
  • family line
  • line of descent
  • people
  • parentage
  • sept
  • line
  • name
  • phratry

Antonyms

  • child
  • parent
  • rich people
  • poor people

7. folk

noun. ['ˈfoʊk'] a social division of (usually preliterate) people.

Synonyms

  • phyle
  • social group
  • moiety

Antonyms

  • brave
  • rich
  • uninitiate
  • living

8. folk

noun. ['ˈfoʊk'] the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community.

Synonyms

  • gospel singing
  • popular music
  • ethnic music
  • folksong
  • folk music
  • schottische
  • square-dance music
  • C and W
  • popular music genre
  • folk song
  • gospel
  • country music
  • country and western

Antonyms

  • overstock
  • understock
  • irregular
  • disrepute

Example sentences of the word folk-singer


1. Noun Phrase
It’s no accident that legendary folk singer Pete Seeger lives in Beacon and occasionally comes down to sing on the street.

2. Noun Phrase
For example, if a promoter is marketing the appearance of a folk singer, she'll contact local newspapers and make sure that local music shops get fliers or posters.

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