torch singer
noun Date: circa 1932 a singer of torch songs

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Torch singer — Torch sing er, n. one who sings torch songs. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • torch singer — noun a singer (usually a woman) who specializes in singing torch songs • Hypernyms: ↑singer, ↑vocalist, ↑vocalizer, ↑vocaliser * * * noun : a singer of torch songs * * * a singer, esp. a woman, who specializes in singing torch songs. [1930 35] *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Torch Singer — Infobox Film name = Torch Singer caption = director = Alexander Hall George Somnes producer = Albert Lewis (uncredited) writer = Grace Perkins (story) Lenore J. Coffee (screenplay) starring = Claudette Colbert Ricardo Cortez David Manners Lyda… …   Wikipedia

  • torch singer — Synonyms and related words: Heldentenor, Meistersinger, alto, aria singer, baritenor, baritone, bass, basso, basso buffo, basso cantante, basso profundo, blues singer, canary, cantatrice, cantor, caroler, chanter, chantress, coloratura soprano,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • torch singer — a singer, esp. a woman, who specializes in singing torch songs. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • torch singer — noun a singer of torch songs; most often a woman …   Wiktionary

  • Torch Song Trilogy — est un film américain réalisé par Paul Bogart, sorti en 1988. Il est adapté par Harvey Fierstein de sa pièce semi autobiographique du même nom. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution …   Wikipédia en Français

  • torch song — ☆ torch song n. [< phrase carry a torch for: see TORCH] a sentimental popular song of unrequited or unhappy love torch singer n …   English World dictionary

  • torch|y — «TR chee», adjective, torch|i|er, tch|i|est. of, having to do with, or characteristic of a torch song or a torch singer: »Pop tunes of a torchy temper, sung with a fine ear for theatrical effect (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

  • torch song — n a sad song about love >torch singer n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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