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See definition of jongleur on Dictionary.com
  • as introubadour
  • as inminstrel
  • as inminstrel

synonyms for jongleur

  • crooner
  • minstrel
  • songwriter
  • accompanist
  • artist
  • balladeer
  • bard
  • musician
  • poet
  • songster
  • vocalist
  • minnesinger
  • serenader
  • trouveur
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How to use jongleur in a sentence

There has come a travelling jongleur from Auvergne, who tells a wonderful tale of your deed at Valmont.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
So the angels gave the lad white wings like their own, and a great viol like a jongleur's.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
But how is this to be done, and which of my little court dare attempt this tour de jongleur with any chance of success?
THE ABBOTSIR WALTER SCOTT
In French he was called jongleur or jugleur, menestrel or menestrier.
RELIQUES OF ANCIENT ENGLISH POETRY, VOLUME I (OF 3)THOMAS PERCY
Sancho, forward, in a high sweet voice like a jongleur's voice, was singing to the men an endless ballad.
1492MARY JOHNSTON
The musician ceased to be a wandering "jongleur" and became a highly valued member of the community.
THE STORY OF MANKINDHENDRIK VAN LOON
She had practically offered that fallacious jongleur money, and it did not make it easier to offer him lunch.
THE TREES OF PRIDEG.K. CHESTERTON
The king is unable to draw from the jongleur any answer to any purpose: What is his name?
A LITERARY HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJEAN JULES JUSSERAND
The word jougleur, sometimes by mistake written jongleur, is derived from the latin joculator.
HISTORY OF ENGLISH HUMOUR, VOL. 1 (OF 2)ALFRED GUY KINGAN L'ESTRANGE
But the tale of Tortulf and Ingelger is a mere creation of some twelfth century jongleur.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME I (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
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WORDS RELATED TO JONGLEUR

  • bard
  • gleeman
  • harper
  • jongleur
  • musician
  • performance
  • player
  • poet
  • show
  • singer
  • troubadour
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