Crossword clues for singer
- Literature Nobelist, 1978
- Bass, e.g.
- One may be backed up
- ___ Building, company headquarters erected in 1908 in New York City, at the time the tallest building in the world
- Bing Crosby or David Crosby
- United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)
- United States writer (born in Poland) of Yiddish stories and novels (1904-1991)
- Denver is one
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Singer \Sin"ger\ (s[i^]n"j[~e]r), n. [From Singe.] One who, or that which, singes. Specifically:
One employed to singe cloth.
A machine for singeing cloth.
Singer \Sing"er\, n. [From Sing.] One who sings; especially, one whose profession is to sing.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Etymology 1 n. 1 A person who sings, often professionally. 2 (context square dance English) dance figure with a fixed structure, sung by a caller, or a piece of music with that structure. See square dance singer. Etymology 2
n. A person who, or device which, singes; a machine for singeing cloth.
A singer is a person who sings.
Singer may refer also to:
- Singer (surname)
- Singer Corporation, major manufacturer of sewing machines
- Singer Building, in which the Singer Corporation was based in New York City
- Singer (dog), a species of wild dog also known as the New Guinea singing dog
- Singer (automobile company), a defunct American maker of luxury cars
- Singer Motors, a defunct British bicycle, motorcycle and automobile manufacturer
- Singer (novel), a 2005 young-adult fantasy novel by Jean Thesman
- "The Singer", a poem by Alexander Pushkin
- Singer railway station, Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland
- Singer (naval mine)
- Singers (album), by Mount Eerie
- Singer (band), a Chicago musical group featuring members of Lichens/ 90 Day Men, U.S. Maple & Town & Country
Singer (2005) is a young-adult fantasy novel by Jean Thesman, based loosely on the Irish legend of the Children of Lir, but having more in common with Thesman's earlier novel The Other Ones, about a young girl coming to terms with her magical powers.
Singer is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
- Addie Singer, fictional character from the TV show Unfabulous
- Alvy Singer, lead character played by Woody Allen in the movie Annie Hall
- Baruch Singer (born 1954), American real estate investor
- Bryan Singer, film director
- Burns Singer, poet
- Cecile D. Singer (born c. 1929), New York politician
- Charles Singer (1876–1960), British historian
- Edgar Arthur Singer (1873–1954), American philosopher
- Eric Singer, rock drummer
- Fred Singer, physicist
- George Singer, (1847–1909), English cycle manufacturer
- Hans Singer, German economist
- Horace M. Singer (1823–1896), American businessman and politician
- Isaac Singer (1811–1875), inventor of the modern sewing machine and founder of the Singer Corporation
- Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904–1991), American novelist
- Isadore Singer, mathematician
- Isidore Singer, editor of the Jewish Encyclopedia
- Israel Joshua Singer, a novelist and elder brother of Isaac Bashevis Singer
- Itamar Singer, Israeli archaeologist
- Karl Singer, American football player
- Kurt Singer
- Kyle Singer
- Lavoslav Singer, Croatian industrialist
- Lori Singer, American actress
- Marc Singer, American TV actor
- Marcus George Singer, an American philosopher, born in 1926.
- Margaret Singer, clinical psychologist
- P. W. Singer (Peter Warren Singer, born 1973/74), American scholar of politics and war
- Peter Singer (disambiguation), several people
- Richard Singer, American actor
- Rolf Singer (1906–1994), mycologist
- Samuel Weller Singer (1783–1858), English author, Shakespeare scholar and historian of card games
- Seymour Jonathan Singer
- Stephen Singer-Brewster
- Vlado Singer, Croatian politician
- Walt Singer, American football player
- Winnaretta Singer, princess and daughter of Isaac Merrit Singer
The Singer was a naval mine made and deployed by the Confederacy during the American Civil War. It was a manually laid moored contact mine.
Usage examples of "singer".
In short, religious notices were sprinkled in among the theater bills, and the highest church dignitaries were advertised side by side with actors, singers, and clowns.
The act was not boffo, but the new girl singer was even worse than Dolly, so she got a reprieve.
The singers alternately leaned toward Brod, then shied off again, to his embarrassment and the amusement of everyone else.
Inez was assigned to help the two men carrying Singer, for each of them was also burdened with his baggage.
This cavatina has been the show piece of hundreds of singers ever since it was written.
He was the lover of Colonna, the singer, but their affection seemed to me a torment, for they could scarce live together in peace for a single day.
In four or five days I knew my way about the town, but I did not frequent polite assemblies, preferring to go to the theatre, where a comic opera singer had captivated me.
The evening passed away in pleasant conversation, and the younger singer did not need much persuasion to seat herself at the piano, where she sang in a manner that won genuine applause.
Busy though he was at the telephone directing the coup in Vienna, he managed to slip over during the evening to the Haus der Flieger, where he was official host to a thousand high-ranking officials and diplomats, who were being entertained at a glittering soiree by the orchestra, the singers and the ballet of the State Opera.
Your Many are more merrily alive Than erewhile when I gloried in the page Of radiant singer and anointed sage.
In an open-minded world, this discovery, he imagined, would have every Mormon-basher and every Utah-basher eating their words, and every scavenging journalist would forget about the Mark Hof- manns and the Ervil Lebarons and the Bruce Longos and the Paul Singers and would be writing treatises about the rightful restoration of the true Church of Jesus Christ.
Recent history in controlling the fallout from Ervil Lebaron, Mark Hofmann, Paul Singer, Evan Mecham, and Bruce Longo told the Church leadership that their safest position was to let this fiasco pass on its own.
Even after he joined the Revel a year later, he avoided Trin and the other Qirsi, passing what little time he spent away from the gleaning tent and his room with Eandi singers and dancers.
Janet Goudge and Peggy, but the opera singer was another matter altogether.
The Singer from the Sea The crest of the water curled above them in a glassy mountain, foam edged, growing higher and more curled, then higher yet, breaking at last as the wave lipped over the walls, gulping the city into the maw of the sea.