Definition of Singsong

1. Noun. A regular and monotonous rising and falling intonation.

Generic synonyms: Intonation, Modulation, Pitch Contour



2. Verb. Speak, chant, or declaim in a singsong. "They will singsong the duet"
Generic synonyms: Cantillate, Chant, Intonate, Intone

3. Adjective. Uttered in a monotonous cadence or rhythm as in chanting. ; "A singsong manner of speaking"
Exact synonyms: Chantlike, Intoned
Similar to: Rhythmic, Rhythmical

4. Noun. Informal group singing of popular songs.
Exact synonyms: Singalong
Generic synonyms: Singing, Vocalizing
Derivative terms: Sing Along

5. Verb. Move as if accompanied by a singsong. "The porters singsonged the travellers' luggage up the mountain"
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move

Definition of Singsong

1. n. Bad singing or poetry.

2. a. Drawling; monotonous.

3. v. i. To write poor poetry.

Definition of Singsong

1. Adjective. Like a piece of singsong; simple and melodic, varying in pitch ''(of tone of voice etc.)'' ¹

2. Noun. A piece of verse with a simple, song-like rhythm. ¹

3. Noun. An informal gathering at which songs are sung; a singing session. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Singsong

1. monotonous cadence in speaking or reading [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Singsong

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singlicate
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singling
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singlino
singlinos
singlism
singlist
singlists
singly
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sings along
singsong (current term)
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singspiel
singspiels
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singsters
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singular form
singular matrix
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singular value decomposition
singulare tantum
singularia tantum
singularise

Literary usage of Singsong

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1. A Book of Verse of the Great War by William Reginald Wheeler (1917)
"A singsong OF ENGLAND BY MAURICE HEWLETT f~\ ENGLAND is an island, ^— ' The fairest ever seen; They say men come to England To learn that grass is green. ..."

2. De Bow's Review by James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow, R. G. Barnwell, Edwin Bell, William MacCreary Burwell (1851)
"Thereupon brother singsong, for the purpose of inducing sister Phoebe to sit still, ... To be told by brother singsong that he would not love her! ..."

3. Debow's Review, Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial Progress and Resources by R. G. Barnwell, Edwin Q. Bell, William MacCreary Burwell, James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow (1851)
"Thereupon brother singsong, for the purpose of inducing sister ... To be told by brother singsong that he would not love her ! ..."

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