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A singer of ballads.
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a singer of ballads
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(ˌbæl əˈdɪər)

a person who sings ballads.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.balladeer - a singer of popular balladsballadeer - a singer of popular ballads    
singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser - a person who sings
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Tote: 7-2 Zibeline, 9-2 Majestic Bay, 5 Balladeer, Establishment, 7 Bid For Fame, Lord Joshua, 9 Legal Lunch, 11 Prairie Falcon, 14 Box Builder, 25 Master George.
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In the track's music video released last Monday, the Grammy-winning balladeer sings about a tale of a star-crossed interracial couple named Roberto and Jamila, braving challenges that deter them.
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The balladeer and the 'Side to Side' songstress were tapped to sing the soundtrack of the live-action Disney film starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens.
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Progressive filly dropped in ratings since neck defeat by the useful Balladeer at Windsor.
Anthony, the balladeer behind Balatkayo, looks fit and now sports a beard.
For a start, O'Reilly, the spoof republican balladeer created by comic Paul Woodfull, has more followers.
The veteran balladeer grew up in the Tomas Morato area.