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- Rhymes: -ɪə(ɹ)
balladeer (plural balladeers)
- To sing a ballad
2007 October 31, Bernard Holland, “Ives, Master of the Exotic and the Old”, in New York Times:
- Revisiting familiar lied texts […] or simply balladeering in The Light That Is Felt, Ives begins songs the way we expect him to and then takes us someplace we would not have thought of going.