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popular singer

noun
1.
a professional singer who specializes in popular songs.
Compare jazz singer.
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  • I ain't a singer for nothing; I ain't the most popular singer in the slums for nought.

    A Girl of the People L. T. Meade
  • I ain't your cousin Hetty, and the most popular singer in the Liverpool slums, for nought.

    A Girl of the People L. T. Meade
  • William Pearman, the tenor, a popular singer, second only to Braham in sea songs.

  • Did you ever hear of Rancher Dane, who stripped himself of all his possessions to advance the career of a now popular singer?

    The Mistress of Bonaventure Harold Bindloss
  • The great Jenny Lind retired from the stage completely defeated, only to return as the most popular singer of her time.

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten

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