sing-song

[ sing-sawng, -song ]SEE DEFINITION OF sing-song
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"The same to you, sir," said the other, in a sing-song tone.

The languid monotony of his sing-song changed to a swift, sharp clamor.

Ah, Mr Bracy, sir, just having a bit of a sing-song together.

I remember how he stood in the firelight and chanted the words in a sing-song tone.

I bent over the potatoes, and recited the blessing in a sing-song voice.

He spoke with a palpable effort and almost with a sing-song intonation.

"Confession is good for the soul," replied Antonia, in a sing-song voice.

Hearty, thanky,” said the latter in his sing-song way; “and how may you be?

Was that the sing-song voice of the auctioneer He was selling the cattle.

It was astonishing the amount of malevolence there was in her sing-song.

WORD ORIGIN

also singsong, musically repetitive and unvarying, 1734, from earlier use as a noun meaning "a jingling ballad" (c.1600), from sing (v.) + song (n.).

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