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singsongadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈsɪŋˌsɔŋ/
becominghigher and ​lower in a ​regular, ​boring way when ​speaking: Her singsong ​reading of that ​reportactually put me to ​sleep.
(Definition of singsong from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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uk   /ˈsɪŋ.sɒŋ/  us   /-sɑːŋ/

singsong noun (MUSICAL VOICE)

[S] a ​voicerising and ​falling in ​level: She ​spoke in a singsong.

singsong noun (SINGING)

[C] UK (US singalong) the ​informalsinging of ​songs by a ​group of ​people: It's ​nice to have a good ​old-fashioned singsong now and again.
adjective [before noun] uk   us  
a singsong ​voice
(Definition of singsong from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “singsong”
in Chinese (Simplified) 乐音, 有起伏的说话腔调…
in Chinese (Traditional) 樂音, 有起伏的說話腔調…
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