balladeer

[bal-uh-deer]
noun
a person who sings ballads.
Also, balladier.


Origin:
1630–40; ballad + -eer

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balladeer (ˌbæləˈdɪə)
 
n
a singer of ballads

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Example sentences
Country ballads are produced when a strong balladeer song material are available.
In that sense, too, he was true to his balladeer's calling.
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