Definition of balladeer in English:


Line breaks: bal¦lad|eer
Pronunciation: /ˌbaləˈdɪə


  • A singer or composer of ballads.
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    • Songdog's delivery of music and lyric is reminiscent of the old-school '70s singer/songwriter balladeers such as Nick Drake, Jim Croce and at times, Tom Waits.
    • Crooners, balladeers, torch singers - they are all here on this triple CD.
    • From chamber choirs to traditional balladeers, Newfoundland musicians are confidently rooted in local culture

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