1. the musical director of a choir

Similar word(s): choirmaster, precentor

Definition categories: person, musician

2. the official of a synagogue who conducts the liturgical part of the service and sings or chants the prayers intended to be performed as solos

Similar word(s): hazan

Definition categories: person

Sentences with cantor as a noun:

- The cantor's place in church is on the right of the choir