dittynoun [ C ]uk /ˈdɪt.i/ us /ˈdɪt̬.i/
Examples from literature
- And I thought it was a ditty rather too dolefully appropriate for a company that had met such cruel losses in the morning.
- He once asked an old dame of Palermo to repeat him some of these ditties.
- The 'people,' too, seem to have forgotten their natural gift of poetry, for the only songs now heard about the streets are badly translated French or English ditties.
- The suggestive music hall ditty was still in his mind.
- Those who did not know the words either whistled the air or improvised an impossible ditty.