If any performer could understand what it was like to be adored by millions of screaming women, it was Frank Sinatra.
Like any performer, the team has had to make difficult decisions in choosing where to show off their skills.
Uncle Dave Macon, one of the presiding eminences during the early days of the Grand Ole Opry, was just such a performer.
c.1300, "carry into effect, fulfill, discharge," via Anglo-French performer, altered (by influence of Old French forme "form") from Old French parfornir "to do, carry out, finish, accomplish," from par- "completely" (see per-) + fornir "to provide" (see furnish).
Theatrical/musical sense is from c.1600. The verb was used with wider senses in Middle English than now, including "to make, construct; produce, bring about;" also "come true" (of dreams), and to performen muche time was "to live long." Related: Performed; performing.
To do a sex act; function sexually: She didn't love him, but liked the way he performed (1916+)