Definition of crooner in English:


Line breaks: croon¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈkruːnə(r)


  • A singer, typically a male one, who sings sentimental songs in a soft, low voice.
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    • What I really loved about that time was the vocalists, the crooners.
    • Hundreds of fans rose to their feet to sing the 1970s crooner's most famous song.
    • ‘Feelings,’ the sappy ballad sung by countless crooners, is rejuvenated in the hands of this master stylist.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody