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A male vocalist who sings popular songs, with background music of jazz or a band.
by Elizzabeth May 25, 2006
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Adj. Something that is expected to have a long lifespan by virtue of having existed for a long time, based on the lindy effect, named for the New York restaurant Lindy's, coined by Albert Goldman and popularized by Nassim Taleb.
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To have a relaxed drink during a heavy drinking session.

A crooner is anything less alcoholic than what you are currently drinking or what you are about to drink.

The word is derived from the relaxed singing style of crooning.
Yolande: "Should we open a bottle of scotch?"
Sandy: "Not just yet, I will start with a crooner."

Jim: "Another shot of vodka mate?"
Steve: "Nah, I going to take it slow and have a crooner."
by vedi October 18, 2011
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A male or a female vocalist who sings popular songs, with background music of jazz or a band which consists of various genres ranging from Big Band/ swing, Doo-Woop, Rythm and Blues, and Soft Rock.
I would consider both Bobby Darin and Peggy Lee Crooners because the music styles is the same regardless of gender.
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by jondich May 10, 2021
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an old, dirty, angry man who hates his life and job and takes out his misery on youth. often a crooner will be seen spying on young college girls with an innapropriate smile on his dirty mustached face. He is probably imagining what it would be like to have sex with them if he dick still worked at his current age.
Mellissa doesn't like eating in the cafeteria because the crooner who serves baked beans always eye-rapes her.
by chris christopherson April 16, 2006
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