folk singer

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Origin of folk singer

First recorded in 1895–1900
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Related Words for folk singer

troubadour, poet, musician, bard, jongleur, balladeer, minnesinger, trouveur

Examples from the Web for folk singer

Historical Examples of folk singer

  • In the end, as has been seen, March gets an ill-word from the Greek folk-singer, who is not more constant in his praise of April.

    Essays in the Study of Folk-Songs (1886)

    Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco


British Dictionary definitions for folk singer

folk singer

noun
  1. a person who sings folk songs or other songs in the folk idiom
Derived Formsfolk singing, noun
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