Definition of Songfest

1. Noun. An event, often informal, where people sing together for the pleasure of it. ¹



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Definition of Songfest

1. an informal gathering for group singing [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Songfest

soneris
sonero
soneros
sones
song
song and dance
song sparrow
song thrush
song thrushes
songbird
songbirdlike
songbirds
songbook
songbooks
songcraft
songfest (current term)
songfests
songfic
songfics
songful
songfully
songfulness
songfulnesses
songish
songkok
songkoks
songless
songlessly
songlike
songline

Literary usage of Songfest

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1. A Tenderfoot with Peary by George Borup (1911)
"The pack immediately held a "songfest" ashore and, having brought their knitting and fancy work along, proceeded to celebrate their freedom, ..."

2. Indiana University, 1820-1920: Centennial Memorial Volume by Indiana University (1921)
"At seven o'clock a band concert was followed by a community songfest held in the campus amphitheater. A reception by President Bryan and the faculty, ..."

3. Indiana University, 1820-1920: Centennial Memorial Volume by Indiana University (1921)
"At seven o'clock a band concert was followed by a community songfest held in the campus amphitheater. A reception by President Bryan and the faculty, ..."

4. "We'll Stick to the Finish!": "C'est la Guerre" (it is the War) a Voice from by Joseph Mitchell Chapple (1918)
"The words of other songs were thrown on the screen and a regular songfest started. The faces of the sailors in that auditorium would have made a reassuring ..."

5. Patriotic Illustrations for Public Speakers by William Herbert Brown (1919)
"... songfest to-day was marked by a strange coincidence. As several hundred men and women of the department were gathered on the sidewalk in front of the ..."

6. He Usually Lived with a Female: The Life of a California Newspaperman by George Garrigues (2006)
"... house and gave him a songfest. He came out pretty quick and stood on the porch, and after the first song he started to ..."

7. Reminiscences of the 137th U.S. Infantry (1919)
"4 a grand songfest was held. Each company of the regiment chose a song, and, accompanied by the band, would in turn voice its particular sentiments in song. ..."

8. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark: 194 Essays from the Pages of by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"These questions crowd into mind alongside the image of that late evening songfest when Lewis's men were "in the greatest harmony. ..."

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