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See definition of balladry on Dictionary.com
  • as infolk music
  • as inpoetry

synonyms for balladry

  • country music
  • ethnic music
  • ethnomusicology
  • folk
  • folk ballads
  • folk songs
  • regional music
  • verse
  • doggerel
  • paean
  • poems
  • poesy
  • rhyme
  • rime
  • rune
  • song
  • stanza
  • versification
  • metrical composition
  • rhyming
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How to use balladry in a sentence

There is a looseness and lushness, a romanticism and balladry, in the work, that is not quite characteristic.
MUSICAL PORTRAITSPAUL ROSENFELD
The one introduced him to the study of British balladry, the other led him to the classic groves of Horace.
EUGENE FIELD, A STUDY IN HEREDITY AND CONTRADICTIONSSLASON THOMPSON
Yet, potentially, Una Golden was as glowing as any princess of balladry.
THE JOBSINCLAIR LEWIS
The "Corsair" overture has not the wild, rich balladry of that of the "Flying Dutchman," perhaps.
MUSICAL PORTRAITSPAUL ROSENFELD
The ghastly heads were set up on pikes over the castle gates (yetts), as Scotch balladry well remembers.
FROM GRETNA GREEN TO LAND'S ENDKATHARINE LEE BATES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BALLADRY

  • balladry
  • country music
  • ethnic music
  • ethnomusicology
  • folk
  • folk ballads
  • folk songs
  • regional music
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.