tra-la-la


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Noun1.tra-la-la - a set of nonsensical syllables used while humming a refraintra-la-la - a set of nonsensical syllables used while humming a refrain
refrain, chorus - the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers
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IN PG Wodehouse's "Stiff upper lip, Jeeves", Bertie is reflecting on his mood one morning and says "I marmaladed a slice of toast with something of a flourish and I don't suppose I have ever come much closer to saying "Tra-la-la" as I did the lathering, for I was feeling in mid-season form this morning".
When I walk through customs, even though I haven't got so much as an extra millilitre of perfume, I still try to compose my face into an innocent expression, like, 'Tra-la-la, I am not a drugs mule!
It had the fruity depth to match our tra-la-la shoo-wop TV dinner of Thai green chicken curry.
Episodes are being released on DVD, but the episode entitled "The Land of Tra-La-La" has not yet been released.
Zion Memorial Orchestra And Tra-La-La Band - no it does not!
The second fatal flaw, quite literally, in this bright idea is that in the golden age of schooling when we all skipped tra-la-la to school, the fastest thing on the road was an Austin Montego, which, in the terrible event it should mount the kerb and head straight for you, you had a good hour or two to sidestep it.
Tis the season to be jolly Tra-la-la-la-la-la, tra-la-la! Not much fun without the lolly Tra-la-la-la-la-la, tra-la-la
Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band With Choir (Constellation) ***
Mary At 45, Madge is a few years older than Mary was when she gave birth to the Baby Jesus, but she did tra-la-la Like A Virgin and is called Madonna.