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English adjective: singsong

1. singsong uttered in a monotonous cadence or rhythm as in chanting


SamplesTheir chantlike intoned prayers.
A singsong manner of speaking.


Synonymschantlike, intoned


Similarrhythmic, rhythmical


Antonymsunrhythmic, unrhythmical


English noun: singsong

1. singsong (communication) a regular and monotonous rising and falling intonation


Broader (hypernym)intonation, modulation, pitch contour

2. singsong (act) informal group singing of popular songs


Synonymssingalong


Broader (hypernym)singing, vocalizing


English verb: singsong

1. singsong (communication) speak, chant, or declaim in a singsong


ExamplesThey will singsong the duet


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cantillate, chant, intonate, intone

2. singsong (motion) move as if accompanied by a singsong


SamplesThe porters singsonged the travellers' luggage up the mountain.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)displace, move









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