Singsong
Singsong Sing"song`, a. Drawling; monotonous; having a monotonous cadence. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • singsong — [siŋ′sôŋ΄, siŋ′säŋ΄] n. 1. a) a monotonous rise and fall of tone, as in speaking b) speech, tones, etc. marked by this c) monotonous, stereotyped rhyme or rhythm in verse d) verse marked by this 2. Brit. SING2 …   English World dictionary

  • Singsong — Sing song , v. i. To write poor poetry. [R.] Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Singsong — Sing song , n. 1. Bad singing or poetry. [1913 Webster] 2. A drawling or monotonous tone, as of a badly executed song. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • singsong — sing|song [ˈsıŋsɔŋ US so:ŋ] n 1.) [singular] a way of speaking in which your voice keeps rising and falling ▪ I recognized her soft singsong immediately. 2.) BrE an informal occasion when people sing songs together American Equivalent: singalong… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • singsong — noun (C) 1 (C) BrE an informal occasion when people sing songs together; singalong AmE: There was a bit of a singsong at the pub. 2 (singular) a way of speaking in which your voice repeatedly rises and falls: She talked in a strange singsong.… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • singsong — I UK [ˈsɪŋˌsɒŋ] / US [ˈsɪŋˌsɔŋ] noun [countable] Word forms singsong : singular singsong plural singsongs British an occasion when people get together to sing songs for fun II UK [ˈsɪŋˌsɒŋ] / US [ˈsɪŋˌsɔŋ] adjective if you speak in a singsong… …   English dictionary

  • SingSong — Infobox VG title = caption = The title screen. developer = Esoteric Software released = September 2008 version = 1.0 genre = Music game modes = Single player Multiplayer platforms = Windows, Mac OS X, LinuxSingSong is a commercial, Java based… …   Wikipedia

  • singsong — sing|song1 [ sıŋ,sɔŋ ] adjective if you speak in a singsong voice, your voice rises and falls in a musical way: He called my name in a singsong tone. singsong sing|song 2 [ sıŋ,sɔŋ ] noun count BRITISH 1. ) singular a way of speaking in which… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • singsong — 1. adjective /ˈsɪŋsɒŋ/ Like a piece of singsong; simple and melodic, varying in pitch (of tone of voice etc.) 2. noun /ˈsɪŋsɒŋ/ a) A piece of verse with a simple, song like rhythm. We gathered round the campfire for a little singsong. b) An… …   Wiktionary

  • singsong — adj., n., & v. adj. uttered with a monotonous rhythm or cadence. n. 1 a singsong manner. 2 Brit. an informal gathering for singing. v.intr. & tr. (past and past part. singsonged) speak or recite in a singsong manner …   Useful english dictionary

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