Synonyms of bard
poetDictionary (archaic, literary) • the epic and myth which formed the bard's repertoire
poet • the English poet William Blake
singer • My mother was a singer in a dance band.
minstrel • He was playing a banjo and garbed in a minstrel's outfit.
troubadour • melodies like a medieval troubadour's laments
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minstrelIn medieval times, a minstrel was a singer and musician who travelled around and entertained noble families.
• He was playing a banjo and garbed in a minstrel's outfit.
poetA poet is a person who writes poems.
• the English poet William Blake
singerA singer is a person who sings, especially as a job.
• My mother was a singer in a dance band.
Thesaurus for bard from the Collins English Thesaurus
(formerly) one of an ancient Celtic order of poets who recited verses about the exploits, often legendary, of their tribes