sing-song


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sing-song

adjective droning, repetitive, monotonous, boring, uniform, unchanging, monotone, soporific, repetitious, toneless, samey (informal), uninflected He started to speak in a nasal sing-song voice.
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Bobby received a letter, bore it off to his tent, and, the programme for the next week's Sing-song being satisfactorily disposed of, sat down to answer it.
He did intend to enclose the illustrated programme of the forthcoming Sing-song, whereof he was not a little proud.
Half a mile away, the regimental band was playing the overture to the Sing-song, for the men had been told that Bobby was out of danger.
He stopped a little from the inn, and raising his voice in an odd sing-song, addressed the air in front of him, "Will any kind friend inform a poor blind man, who has lost the precious sight of his eyes in the gracious defence of his native country, England--and God bless King George
He was very fond of reciting poetry, his own and that of others, which he did in a monotonous sing-song.
A deep, sing-song Chinese half-chant closed the sentence.
I saw no smoke' - Kim's voice shifted to the rapt sing-song of the wayside fortune-teller.
A priest opened a book and, raising his hand, commenced to drone out a sing-song ritual.
Craig, the gardener, he was a sensible man enough, to be sure, but he was knock-kneed, and had a queer sort of sing-song in his talk; moreover, on the most charitable supposition, he must be far on the way to forty.
When tea was over a jolly good sing-song was had for all with plenty of opportunity for flag waving.
In the study at hand, I analyze Bangqing Han's ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 1856-1894) novel (The Sing-Song Girls of Shanghai.
The concluding The concluding instalment of this tale of kidnap, murder and sing-song Minnesota accents sees pregnant cop Molly on the trail of the killers.