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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sing-sawng, -song]
    • /ˈsɪŋˌsɔŋ, -ˌsɒŋ/
    • /ˈsɪŋ.sɒŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sing-sawng, -song]
    • /ˈsɪŋˌsɔŋ, -ˌsɒŋ/

Definitions of singsong word

  • noun singsong verse, or a piece of verse, that is monotonously jingly in rhythm and pattern of pitch. 1
  • noun singsong monotonous rhythmical cadence, tone, or sound. 1
  • noun singsong British. an unrehearsed singing of well-known songs by an audience or other informal, untrained group; a community sing. 1
  • adjective singsong monotonous in rhythm and in pitch. 1
  • noun singsong group singalong 1
  • adjective singsong voice: lilting 1

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Origin of singsong

First appearance:

before 1600
One of the 39% oldest English words
First recorded in 1600-10; sing + song

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Parts of speech for Singsong


singsong popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

singsong usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for singsong

verb singsong

  • belt out — If you belt out a song, you sing or play it very loudly.
  • canary — Canaries are small yellow birds which sing beautifully and are often kept as pets.
  • cantillate — to chant (passages of the Hebrew Scriptures) according to the traditional Jewish melody
  • caroling — a song, especially of joy.
  • carolling — a song, especially of joy.

noun singsong

  • ceilidh — A ceilidh is an informal entertainment, especially in Scotland or Ireland, at which there is folk music, singing, and dancing.
  • karaoke — an act of singing along to a music video, especially one from which the original vocals have been electronically eliminated.

adjective singsong

  • monotone — a vocal utterance or series of speech sounds in one unvaried tone.
  • nothing — no thing; not anything; naught: to say nothing.

Top questions with singsong

  • what does singsong mean?
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