balladeer

or bal·lad·ier

[ bal-uh-deer ]
/ ˌbæl əˈdɪər /

noun

a person who sings ballads.

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Origin of balladeer

First recorded in 1630–40; ballad + -eer
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British Dictionary definitions for balladeer

balladeer
/ (ˌbæləˈdɪə) /

noun

a singer of ballads
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