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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


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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