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Definition of Songster

  • One who sings; one skilled in singing; -- not often applied to human beings.
  • A singing bird.
  • any bird having a musical call
  • a person who sings
  • a composer of words or music for popular songs

How to use songster in a sentence. Songster pronunciation.

Brother and sister started after the little feathered songster, which was making a queer, chirping noise.
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At last the two songsters, with little chirps and calls, suddenly flew high in the air and circled back through the woods.
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But from the Muses' loftiest height The gifted songster never swerved, But proudly in his song preserved An ever transcendental flight; His transports were quite maidenly, Charming with grave simplicity.
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A strange songster was that who, pretending to be captivated by every woman he saw, was, in reality, in love with nature alone-wild, beautiful, solitary nature-her mountains and cascades, her forests and streams, her birds, fishes, and wild animals.
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The peasant too, a witness of his song, Himself a songster, is as gay as he.
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Now and then I notice one of the smaller songsters who seems to strain his throat in a madly joyous endeavour to out-carol all the rest.
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Nor, at the time, had it failed to enter his monomaniac mind, that all the anguish of that then present suffering was but the direct issue of a former woe; and he too plainly seemed to see, that as the most poisonous reptile of the marsh perpetuates his kind as inevitably as the sweetest songster of the grove; so, equally with every felicity, all miserable events do naturally beget their like.
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Winter is white on turf and tree, And birds are fled; But summer songsters pipe to me, And petals spread, For what I dreamt of secretly His lips have said!
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I looked after with longing eyes-not that I had any desire to be, of their company-far from it, indeed-but gazing upon the beautiful forms of vegetation that adorned the banks of this savage river, listening to the sweet music that came from a thousand bright-plumed songsters amid the woods, I longed once more to set my feet upon the firm earth; I longed to be alone, to wander alone and free, away under the shadow of those majestic trees.
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Instead of the wind drumming upon the sails, or the storm screeching harshly through the taut rigging, I heard only a soft breeze, singing playfully through the twigs, and bearing upon its wings the melody of many a sweet songster.
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The professional gleeman "paled his ineffectual fire" before these mournful songsters.
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Exquisite songsters, and those, strangely, of an European type, may be heard anywhere in tropical American forests: but native races whose hearts their song can touch, are either extinct or yet to come.
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Surely they have not, like the mediaeval songsters, studied the speech of the birds, the primaeval teachers of melody; nor even melodies already extant, round which, as round a framework of pure music, their thoughts and images might crystallize themselves, certain thereby of becoming musical likewise.
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The copses by the Gave, the public walks and woods (wherein English prejudices have happily protected what is elsewhere shot down as game, even to the poor little cock-robins whose corpses lie by dozens in too many French markets), are filled with all our English birds of passage, finding their way northwards from Morocco and Algiers; and with our English nightingales, black-caps, willow-wrens, and whitethroats, are other songsters which never find their way to these isles, for which you must consult the pages of Mr. Gould or Mr. Bree-and chief among them the dark Orpheus, and the yellow Hippolais, surpassing the black-cap, and almost equalling the nightingale, for richness and variety of song-the polyglot warbler which penetrates, in summer, as far north as the shores of the British Channel, and there stops short, scared by the twenty miles of sea, after a land journey-and by night, too, as all the warblers journey-from Africa.
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Nobody could tell her how the bird and cage had come there, though that the poor little songster had been starved to death was evident.
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The youth was his master in muscle, and in that deadly Indian hug in which men wrestle with their eyes;-over in five seconds, but breaks one of their two backs, and is good for threescore years and ten;-one trial enough,-settles the whole matter,-just as when two feathered songsters of the barnyard, game and dunghill, come together,-after a jump or two at each other, and a few sharp kicks, there is the end of it; and it is, Apres vous, Monsieur, with the beaten party in all the social relations for all the rest of his days.
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To dream of this sweet songster, denotes unexpected pleasures.
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I could talk long about a similar phenomenon in the case of our migratory and singing birds; how many exquisite species-notably those two glorious songsters, the Orphean Warbler and Hippolais, which delight our ears everywhere on the other side of the Channel-follow our nightingales, blackcaps, and warblers northward every spring almost to the Straits of Dover, but dare not cross, simply because they have been, as it were, created since the gulf was opened, and have never learnt from their parents how to fly over it.
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I would on no account allow this songster to be disturbed, and the consequence was that his rich note was the first thing heard at dawn of day, during the greater part of our residence in that neighbourhood.
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He is an ugly brute in shape and plumage, but is a magnificent songster.
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Examples of Songster

Example #1
And, surely enough, there was a second bird acting almost as was the first-fluttering along, half hopping and half flying through the grass.
Example #2
Oh, there's the bird again, Jan!
Example #3
Ted was after did the same thing, and for some time the children hurried on after the birds.
Example #4
The one Ted was after did the same thing, and for some time the children hurried on after the birds.
Example #5
His harp beneath that sky had rung Where sometime Goethe, Schiller sung, And at the altar of their fame He kindled his poetic flame.
Example #6
The path which leads to glory's goal.