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noun as in song

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He shimmies, he shakes, he waves his arms, his eyes bug out of his head—all in the service of some wonderfully breezy pop ditties.

This is a book that cries out like one of his maudlin ditties to be edited.

When among Israelis, I find myself trying to strike up spontaneous singalongs of old Israeli ditties.

She would sing Hungarian love-ditties at her work; and somehow calling these "folksongs" did not help matters.

The verse for which the people craves is the ditties of the music-hall.

Ralegh would not have sat down in the reign of James to write love ditties to Elizabeth.

The women are at their wheels; and while they spin they sing love ditties, or ballads of more tragic or martial tone.

Meanwhile the cotton and the cane went on in Dixie land, to the weird ditties and the quaint folk-lore of the happy-go-lucky race.

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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ditties, such as: jingle, tune, ballad, and composition.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.