Definitions

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  • adj. Characterized by droning

Etymologies

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drone +‎ -y

Examples

  • In fact, we're hoping to hear more of its droney influence on pop music in the near future.

    Janelle Monae makes us wonder about the fate of the vuvuzela

  • The annual celebration of experimental music has nothing resembling accessible fare - it is all some degree of noisy, droney, improvised, often all three.

    Nightlife Agenda

  • First track, “O,” is 13 minutes of slow-burning atmosphere; a pulse but no real beat, sitar and wah-wah-ing guitar fighting for our attention while droney guitar fills up one speaker and some blips and bleeps happen elsewhere.

    Review — Oneida, Rated O (2009; Jagjaguwar)

  • (Soundbite of music) BORDAL: The music and lyrics on "Alpinisms" have a dreamy, droney, ethereal quality.

    School Of Seven Bells: Blurring Life And Art

  • Which is to say the music was a little droney for my taste, and I wish they'd rocked out more.

    Khorasan

  • The original primer of anti-rock rock (or something like that), this includes balanced helpings of all the sides of their sound, from the grindy to the pretty to the droney to the damaged.

    - Boing Boing

  • I thought to myself that the ladies in the movies always bathe before a special occasion like this, so I put on some nice Indian-droney-chanty music, and ran myself a long, hot bath with extra Radox.

    That old weekend thing.

  • This may mean reading aloud as you type to see if you're coming across flat and droney.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Their voices were deep and droney, like the voices you could hear in the bar car on a commuter train.

    The Position

  • The Voices: The Voices – A collection of droney songs that sound exactly – exactly – the same as Spaceman 3.

    Woody Allen’s London Adventure

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