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synonyms for ditty

  • ballad
  • jingle
  • tune
  • composition
See also synonyms for: ditties
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If you heard the song at a crowded bar, you might mistake it for an airy faux-feminist ditty.
WHAT’S THE SONG OF THE SUMMER FOR 2021? HERE ARE OUR PREDICTIONSKAT MOONJUNE 23, 2021TIME
Legendary composer Stephen Sondheim loosely nodded toward the idea with a singsongy little ditty about beans called “The Witch’s Rap” in 1986’s Into the Woods.
HOW IN THE HEIGHTS WENT FROM A STUDENT MUSICAL TO ONE OF THE SUMMER’S BIGGEST MOVIESCONSTANCE GRADYJUNE 11, 2021VOX
He often composes ditties to play at the farewell parties of staff members.
NIH DIRECTOR FRANCIS COLLINS IS FIGHTING THIS CORONAVIRUS WHILE PREPARING FOR THE NEXT ONEBELINDA LUSCOMBEFEBRUARY 4, 2021TIME
Mea, however, fought passionately for her friend and never gave way till Kurt had promised not to go on with his ditty.
MAEZLIJOHANNA SPYRI
The musicians played energetically, switching now from the hymn to their unofficial little ditty.
PAGAN PASSIONSGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
None other than that sweet sentimental ditty, "Be kind to the loved ones at home."
THE LIFE OF THOMAS WANLESS, PEASANTALEXANDER JOHNSTONE WILSON
We almost felt like having that bright little ditty 'In Dixie's Land' served up to us, we all felt so jubilant.
THE BLUE AND THE GRAYA. R. WHITE
The knife daily pierces the neck of the swine, and the kitchen wench wrings off the head of the fowl while she hums a ditty.
WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES
A cheery voice rolling out the chorus of an old west-country ditty.
CROWN AND SCEPTREGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Song heartens us when weary and helps the miles to slip past even though the ditty be but "Tipperary" or "John Brown's body."
SPIRIT AND MUSICH. ERNEST HUNT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DITTY

  • carol
  • chant
  • ditty
  • serenade
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