Definition of praise singer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


praise singer

BrE BrE//ˈpreɪz sɪŋə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpreɪz sɪŋər//
(South African English) (also praise poet)
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(in traditional African society) a person who writes and performs music and poetry in order to praise a chief or other important person Traditionally, a praise singer accompanies the chief on important occasions. A Zulu praise singer extolled the virtues of Zuma.