What does the word vocalist mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A singer.

Usage examples for vocalist

  1. Moreover, upon that very moment the orchestra, in the hall beyond, thought fit to pay the recent vocalist a sickening compliment, and began to play " The Sunshine of Your Smile." – Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington
  2. It appears that just as our most distinguished vocalist finished singing 'The German Rhine, ' which was received with tremendous enthusiasm, a loud hiss was heard. – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas
  3. The form in which " Faust" was composed did not tend to differ in any appreciable degree from that adopted by Meyerbeer, with the exception that certain Italianisms and concessions to the vocalist were dispensed with. – Masters of French Music by Arthur Hervey