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songstress

[sawng-stris, song-]
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noun
  1. a female singer, especially one who specializes in popular songs.
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Origin of songstress

First recorded in 1695–1705; song + -stress

Usage note

See -ess.
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Related Words for songstress

voice, singer, songster, chorister

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