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tunesmith

[toon-smith, tyoon-] /ˈtunˌsmɪθ, ˈtyun-/
noun, Informal.
1.
a person who composes popular music or songs.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; tune + smith
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tunesmith

/ˈtjuːnˌsmɪθ/
noun
1.
(informal) a composer of light or popular music and songs
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Word Origin and History for tunesmith
n.

1926, U.S. colloquial coinage, from tune (n.) + smith (n.).

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