Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being sung; suitable for singing.

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  • adjective Capable of being sung.

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  • adjective suitable for singing

Etymologies

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sing +‎ -able

Examples

  • Because Huffington Post blogger Rick Horowitz has made the whole thing eminently singable, which is pretty downright funny.

    Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points -- Class Warfare? Hardly.

  • Because Huffington Post blogger Rick Horowitz has made the whole thing eminently singable, which is pretty downright funny.

    Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points -- Class Warfare? Hardly.

  • Musically, he has resisted the trend toward melding classical and popular idioms: his songs are pure music theater, which, like the best of that genre, are singular, "singable," and timeless.

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  • Familiar Christmas carols thread through the "Truce of Carols" score, and 'singable' melodies and colorful orchestration create an eloquent and entertaining musical mosaic.

    PR.com Press Releases

  • Musically, he has resisted the trend toward melding classical and popular idioms: his songs are pure music theater, which, like the best of that genre, are singular, "singable," and timeless.

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  • But the second half of the century gave planet-wide traction to rock, disco, rap, and hip-hop in the hugely influential realm of American pop music, which diffused catchy melodies, irresistible rhythms, and an endless supply of singable lyrics in English.

    The English Is Coming!

  • But the second half of the century gave planet-wide traction to rock, disco, rap, and hip-hop in the hugely influential realm of American pop music, which diffused catchy melodies, irresistible rhythms, and an endless supply of singable lyrics in English.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Very singable and even with the line about "God shed his grace on thee," it's not too religious like the "God Bless America," or warmongering like "The Battle Hymn of the Republic."

    Question of the Day

  • Besides, the songs are singable, listenable, engaging, and I like how Cornell is playing them live: much more raw and guitar-oriented.

    Tuning in...

  • With a bit of tweaking here and there, I think you can get something pretty singable.

    Archive 2010-04-01

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