song: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sông, song), [key]
— n.
  1. a short metrical composition intended or adapted for singing, esp. one in rhymed stanzas; a lyric; a ballad.
  2. a musical piece adapted for singing or simulating a piece to be sung: Mendelssohn's “Songs without Words.”
  3. poetical composition; poetry.
  4. the art or act of singing; vocal music.
  5. something that is sung.
  6. an elaborate vocal signal produced by an animal, as the distinctive sounds produced by certain birds, frogs, etc., in a courtship or territorial display.
  7. at a very low price; as a bargain: We bought the rug for a song when the estate was auctioned off.


Pronunciation: (sông), [key]
— n. Pinyin.
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  5. Sung.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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