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noun as in song

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If you heard the song at a crowded bar, you might mistake it for an airy faux-feminist ditty.

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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.

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He often composes ditties to play at the farewell parties of staff members.

From Time

The addicting ditty “One of These Things” was used to help children learn to compare and discern differences.

If she ever knew that I would never be the man I promised I would be,” he sings on the 1990s pop ditty “Opposite of Me.

The kids get a record deal, and the bosses receive some mistaken intel that the song is a folk ditty, up for grabs copyright-wise.

A high school vibe overtook the hall: it was a pep rally, complete with its own music video—“Kahana was right,” laments the ditty.

“Miss Atomic Bomb,” a five-minute ditty that swells into a soaring rock anthem, is an early standout.

Mea, however, fought passionately for her friend and never gave way till Kurt had promised not to go on with his ditty.

The musicians played energetically, switching now from the hymn to their unofficial little ditty.

None other than that sweet sentimental ditty, "Be kind to the loved ones at home."

We almost felt like having that bright little ditty 'In Dixie's Land' served up to us, we all felt so jubilant.

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.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ditty, such as: ballad, jingle, tune, and composition.

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