from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Verse characterized by mechanical regularity of rhythm and rhyme.
- n. A monotonously rising and falling inflection of the voice.
- adj. Monotonous in vocal inflection or rhythm.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Like a piece of singsong; simple and melodic, varying in pitch (of tone of voice etc.)
- n. A piece of verse with a simple, song-like rhythm.
- n. An informal gathering at which songs are sung; a singing session.
- v. To utter in a singsong voice.
- v. To write poor poetry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Bad singing or poetry.
- n. A drawling or monotonous tone, as of a badly executed song.
- adj. Drawling; monotonous; having a monotonous cadence.
- intransitive v. To write poor poetry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Making songs, rimes, or inferior poetry.
- Monotonously rhythmical in cadence and time; chanting.
- n. Verse intended or suitable for singing; a ballad; hence, bad verse; mere rime rather than poetry.
- n. A monotonous rhythmical cadence, sound, or tone; a wearying uniformity in the rising and falling inflections of the voice, especially in speaking.
- n. A convivial meeting, at which every person is expected to contribute a song.
- To make songs or verses; also, to make singsong sounds; utter a monotonous chant.
- To express or utter in singsong.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a regular and monotonous rising and falling intonation
- n. informal group singing of popular songs
- v. move as if accompanied by a singsong
- adj. uttered in a monotonous cadence or rhythm as in chanting
- v. speak, chant, or declaim in a singsong
sing + song. (Wiktionary)