vocalist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n vocalist a person who sings
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Bette Midler, Barry Manilow and many other famous vocalists got their start in a New York City club called The Continental Baths.
    • n Vocalist A singer, or vocal musician, as opposed to an instrumentalist.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n vocalist A vocal musician; a singer, as opposed to an instrumental performer.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Vocalist a vocal musician, a singer
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. vocaliste,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. vocabulumvocāre, to call.

Usage

In literature:

An invisible vocalist, in the adjoining cabin, gave us a song to the accompaniment of the violin.
"A Boy's Voyage Round the World" by The Son of Samuel Smiles
Miss CATHARINE HAYES, a Vocalist of European reputation, who sang the last winter mainly in Rome, means to visit America in September.
"Glances at Europe" by Horace Greeley
He is quite a vocalist.
"Birds of the Rockies" by Leander Sylvester Keyser
His assistant, a capital vocalist, begins to sing immediately, and a crowd soon collects around the wagon.
"The Humbugs of the World" by P. T. Barnum
You will, perhaps, have some prominent vocalist to help you fill in the evening's entertainment.
"Dorothy's Triumph" by Evelyn Raymond
They were listening to a vocalist who happened to be Barby's favorite of the moment.
"The Electronic Mind Reader" by John Blaine
Neither dancer nor vocalist, the Jolly Baker had other little entertaining ways all his own.
"Orphans of the Storm" by Henry MacMahon
Mr. Edward Lloyd, the famous tenor vocalist, was born in London in 1845.
"The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 29, May 1893" by Various
He could draw, he could write; he was an admirable vocalist, setting the table in a roar with his medley of songs.
"English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century." by Graham Everitt
This is a branch of the vocalist's education which may begin long before the actual lessons.
"Great Singers on the Art of Singing" by James Francis Cooke
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In news:

Kwame Holman provides a background report, then vocalist Nancy Wilson sings Horne's praises to Margaret Warner.
Win a pair of tickets to see Las Vegas vocalist Steve Lippia sing Sinatra.
Country music vocalist turned jingle belle Lorrie Morgan says Christmas was "very magical" in her home as a youngster, thus she hopes to recreate the same atmosphere at her upcoming Nashville holiday extravaganza.
Jazz Vocalist and Lyricist .
Two-time Grammy Award-winning musician, composer and vocalist Taj Mahal is celebrating four decades in American blues and roots with a new album, "Maestro".
I get the feeling this is just how it is for Greer McGettrick, the Mallard 's lead vocalist-guitarist.
Paul Malo is the best male vocalist I've heard since I began covering the concert circuit.
In a career that now touches five decades, genre-blurring vocalist Al Jarreau has delivered surprisingly few live albums.
The former Hüsker Dü guitarist / vocalist shows no sign of slowing at age 52.
Vocalist To Entertain Federated Music Club .
Cheryl Crum will be the featured vocalist.
According to his official website, former Grand Funk Railroad guitarist and vocalist Mark Farner is recovering from surgery.
The vocalist headed out after the band's performance Thursday night (Sept 13) to catch a show from Crued, a Motley Crue tribute band, and ended up joining them onstage.
Slipknot and Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor will make a special appearance 3 to 4:30 pm Saturday, October 13, at this year's New York Comic Con.
Job For A Cowboy vocalist Jonny Davy will be my guest on tonight's edition of The Oath.
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