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Definition 1: a singer of folk songs - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for minstrel in the sense of this definition

(minstrel is a kind of ...) a person who sings

(... is an instance of minstrel) United States folk singer and songwriter (1912-1967)

(... is an instance of minstrel) United States folk singer who was largely responsible for the interest in folk music in the 1960s (born in 1919)

Definition 2: a performer in a minstrel show - [noun denoting person]

(minstrel is a kind of ...) an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience

(... is a kind of minstrel ) a man at one end of line of performers in a minstrel show; carries on humorous dialogue with the interlocutor

(... is a kind of minstrel ) the performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk

(... is a member of minstrel) a troupe of performers in blackface typically giving a comic program of negro songs and jokes

Definition 3: celebrate by singing, in the style of minstrels - [verb of creation]

(minstrel is a kind of ...) produce tones with the voice

"She was singing while she was cooking" "My brother sings very well"

(minstrel belongs to category ...) musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

"his music was his central interest"

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