crooner

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One who croons; a singer, usually male, especially of popular music

My mom likes to listen to old crooners like Frank Sinatra and Tommy Dorsey.

a singer of popular ballads
{i} singer of sentimental songs
A crooner is a male singer who sings sentimental songs, especially the love songs of the 1930s and 1940s
croon
To hum or sing softly or in a sentimental manner
croon
To hum or sing in a low tone; to murmur softly
croon
To soothe by singing softly
croon
A low, continued moan; a murmur
croon
To make a continuous hollow moan, as cattle do when in pain
croon
A low singing; a plain, artless melody
croon
{i} soft singing, soft humming; something sung softly
croon
To sing in a low tone, as if to one's self; to hum
croon
If you croon, you sing or hum quietly and gently. He would much rather have been crooning in a smoky bar Later in the evening, Lewis began to croon another Springsteen song
croon
sing softly
croon
{f} sing softly, hum softly; comfort and pacify by singing softly; (Scottish) bellow, roar, yell
croon
If one person talks to another in a soft gentle voice, you can describe them as crooning, especially if you think they are being sentimental or insincere. `Dear boy,' she crooned, hugging him heartily The man was crooning soft words of encouragement to his wife. to sing or speak in a soft gentle voice, especially about love (cronen)
crooners
plural of crooner
crooner

    Hyphenation

    croon·er

    Turkish pronunciation

    krunır

    Pronunciation

    /ˈkro͞onər/ /ˈkruːnɜr/

    Etymology

    [ 'krü-n&r ] (noun.) 1930. to croon + -er

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