singsongy


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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.

singsongy

(ˈsɪŋˌsɒŋɪ)
adj
(Music, other) having the characteristics of singsong
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Now as I re-read it, I could clearly hear her voice in the singsongy way that she spoke, and was grateful that I had an aunt who cared.
There was no traffic, it was quiet, and the wildlife really came out of the backwoods," says Molly, a petite horse trainer with a singsongy voice.
In the video for her breakout single she drinks Hennessy, eats Chinese takeout, and delivers singsongy burns with the laid-back hypermasculinity of her hero 50 Cent.
Rakoif normally speaks and performs his radio pieces in what one journalist has called "a low-pitched purr," but when, in that audiobook, he recites a passage in which he imagines "what on earth the Old World, necromancing Litvak primitives from whom I am descended would make of me"--several sentences, hypothetically spoken by these Litvaks, follow this introduction--his voice, evidendy to sound Jewish, becomes much more singsongy and considerably higher-pitched than normal, each sentence rising to end in a question.
After the shock of his death wore off I thought to myself in a singsongy voice, "Guess whaaaatttt?
What we got at Friday night's opening was visually striking but emotionally anemic play, three-plus hours of familiar dialog but little drama, a show in which the Prince of Denmark worked out his tragic destiny with small, sharp witticisms and a lot of singsongy madness, but little heft.
Turner, who cameos as TV personality Marcy Malone in the movie, picked Itty Bitty Titty Committee's title, after the singsongy name "we called girls who had no tits in seventh grade.
The judge has a stunning memory for long literary passages and judicial opinions, and he chants them in the singsongy, down-home style of Southern demagogues from Theo Bilbo to George Wallace--"God" is "Gawud," with an upward lilt.