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English noun: minstrel

1. minstrel (person) a singer of folk songs

Synonymsfolk singer, jongleur, poet-singer, troubadour

Broader (hypernym)singer, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer

Instance hyponymGuthrie, Pete Seeger, Peter Seeger, Seeger, Woodrow Wilson Guthrie, Woody Guthrie

2. minstrel (person) a performer in a minstrel show

Broader (hypernym)performer, performing artist

Narrower (hyponym)corner man, end man, interlocutor, middleman

Member meronymminstrel show

English verb: minstrel

1. minstrel (creation) celebrate by singing, in the style of minstrels

ExamplesSam and Sue minstrel

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)sing

Domain categorymusic

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