What is another word for troubadour?

Pronunciation: [tɹˈuːbədˌɔː] (IPA)

A troubadour is a poet or musician who composes and performer poetry and songs, particularly in the tradition of the medieval trouvere or troubadour. Synonyms for this word include bard, poet, balladeer, minstrel, and jongleur. A bard is a poet, particularly one who composes and recites epic and heroic poems. A poet is a writer who composes poetry, often with a particular style or form. Balladeers sing narrative songs, often with a romantic or sentimental theme. Minstrels are medieval performers who entertain with a variety of musical and poetic skills. Jongleurs are musicians and performers, particularly in medieval France, who combine song, dance, juggling, and other skills into their performances.

What are the hypernyms for Troubadour?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Troubadour

troubadour phrases droned soothingly in his brain.
"The Missourian"
Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
Ah, Monsieur le troubadour?
"The Missourian"
Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
However, if you can possibly give your own to a humbler person, to myself, dear troubadour, I should very much like to know what is to happen next.
"The Missourian"
Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle

Famous quotes with Troubadour

  • You sang in church, you know, and you didn't act at all. You tried not to act, you tried to tell the truth. The idea of being a troubadour on the road singing for your supper was very disturbing to him.
    James Earl Jones

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