Troubadour in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Troubadour

a traveling or local musician/poet that sings of folk legends and history

Examples of Troubadour in a sentence

In Medieval times, royalty often hired a court troubadour to sing their praises in the form of love ballads and bawdy drinking songs.  🔊

In New Orleans, a troubadour strums his guitar in the cemetery as he sings of unrequited love and ghastly ghost stories.  🔊

The troubadour traveled from city to city collecting folktales to sing for hungry patrons.  🔊

In some cultures, the troubadour is seen as a clumsy comedian with a guitar and in others he's praised as a musical historian.  🔊

The children gathered around the town troubadour to here their favorite songs about star crossed lovers of their city's past.  🔊

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