Definition of gleeman in English:

gleeman

Syllabification: glee·man
Pronunciation: /ˈɡlēmən
 
/

noun (plural gleemen)

historical
A professional entertainer, especially a singer.
More example sentences
  • Singing and music were other prized skills and again there were professional musicians, called’ gleemen’, who would travel from place to place and play and sing in return for pay.
  • He could have learned them from the simple merchants and gleemen that occasionally passed through his meadow, if he had cared enough.
  • The only outsiders that came here was the occasional peddler and once a gleeman came through the village and stayed at the Inn his father owned.

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