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vocalist

[voh-kuh-list] /ˈvoʊ kə lɪst/
noun
1.
a singer.
Origin of vocalist
1605-1615
First recorded in 1605-15; vocal + -ist
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vocalist

/ˈvəʊkəlɪst/
noun
1.
a singer, esp one who regularly appears with a jazz band or pop group
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Word Origin and History for vocalist
n.

1610s, "speaker;" 1834, "singer;" from vocal + -ist.

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