Etymology
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singer (n.)

early 14c. (mid-13c. as a surname), agent noun from sing (v.). Old English had songer "psalm-writer," sangere "singer, poet" (also see songster).

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Definitions of singer
1
singer (n.)
a person who sings;
Synonyms: vocalist / vocalizer / vocaliser
2
Singer (n.)
United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875);
Synonyms: Isaac M. Singer / Isaac Merrit Singer
Singer (n.)
United States writer (born in Poland) of Yiddish stories and novels (1904-1991);
Synonyms: Isaac Bashevis Singer
From wordnet.princeton.edu