singsong

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sing·song

 (sĭng′sông′, -sŏng′)
n.
1. Verse characterized by mechanical regularity of rhythm and rhyme.
2. A tediously repetitive rising and falling inflection of the voice.
adj.
Tediously repetitive in vocal inflection or rhythm.

sing′song′y adj.

singsong

(ˈsɪŋˌsɒŋ)
n
1. (Linguistics) an accent, metre, or intonation that is characterized by an alternately rising and falling rhythm, as in a person's voice, piece of verse, etc
2. (Music, other) Brit an informal session of singing, esp of popular or traditional songs
adj
having a regular or monotonous rising and falling rhythm: a singsong accent.

sing•song

(ˈsɪŋˌsɔŋ, -ˌsɒŋ)

n.
1. a monotonous, rhythmical rising and falling in pitch of the voice when speaking.
2. verse, or a piece of verse, that is monotonously jingly in rhythm and pattern of pitch.
3. Brit. a session of informal group singing; sing.
adj.
4. monotonous in rhythm and in pitch.
[1600–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.singsong - a regular and monotonous rising and falling intonation
intonation, pitch contour, modulation - rise and fall of the voice pitch
2.singsong - informal group singing of popular songs
singing, vocalizing - the act of singing vocal music
Verb1.singsong - speak, chant, or declaim in a singsong
cantillate, chant, intonate, intone - recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm; "The rabbi chanted a prayer"
2.singsong - move as if accompanied by a singsong; "The porters singsonged the travellers' luggage up the mountain"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
Adj.1.singsong - uttered in a monotonous cadence or rhythm as in chanting; "their chantlike intoned prayers"; "a singsong manner of speaking"
rhythmic, rhythmical - recurring with measured regularity; "the rhythmic chiming of church bells"- John Galsworthy; "rhythmical prose"
Translations

singsong

[ˈsɪŋˌsɒŋ]
A. ADJ [voice, tone] → cantarín
B. N (Brit) (= songs) → concierto m improvisado; (= sound) → sonsonete m
to get together for a singsongreunirse para cantar (canciones populares, folklóricas etc)

singsong

adj the singsong Welsh accentder walisische Singsang; in his singsong voicemit or in seinem Singsang
nLiedersingen nt no indef art, no pl; we often have a singsong after a few drinksnachdem wir etwas getrunken haben, singen wir oft zusammen

singsong

[ˈsɪŋˌsɒŋ]
1. adj (tone) → cantilenante
2. n (Brit) (fam) to have a singsongfarsi una cantata