HyperDic: singing

English > 3 senses of the word singing:
NOUNactsinging, vocalizingthe act of singing / singing vocal music
communicationsinging, tattle, tellingdisclosing information or giving evidence about another
ADJECTIVEallsinging, cantabilesmooth and flowing
singing > pronunciation
Soundssih'ngihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > singing: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSmooth and flowing.
Synonymcantabile
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Broadermelodious, melodic, musicalContaining or constituting / constituting or characterized by pleasing melody / melody
English > singing: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of singing / singing vocal music.
Synonymvocalizing
Category ofchorus, Greek chorusA company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in unison) on the action in a classical Greek play
coach, private instructor, tutorA person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
eisteddfodAny of several annual Welsh festivals involving artistic competitions (especially in singing)
musicmusical activity (singing / singing / singing or whistling etc.)
Narrowera cappella singing, a capella singingsinging without instrumental accompaniment
bel cantoA style of operatic singing
carolingsinging joyful religious songs (especially at Christmas)
coloraturasinging with florid ornamentation
crooningThe act of singing popular songs in a sentimental manner
crooningsinging in a soft low tone
harmonization, harmonisationsinging in harmony
hummingThe act of singing with closed lips
intonation, chantingThe act of singing in a monotonous tone
intonationsinging by a soloist of the opening piece of plainsong
karaokesinging popular songs accompanied by a recording of an orchestra (usually in bars or nightclubs)
part-singingsinging with three or more voice parts
psalmody, hymnodyThe act of singing psalms or hymns
scat, scat singingsinging jazz
singalong, singsonginformal group singing of popular songs
solfege, solfeggioA voice exercise
solmization, solfege, solfeggiosinging using solfa syllables to denote the notes of the scale of C major
yodelingsinging by changing back and forth between the chest voice and a falsetto
Broadermusical performanceThe act of performing music
vocal musicmusic that is vocalized (as contrasted with instrumental music)
Spanishcante, canto
Catalancant
Verbssingproduce tones with the voice
singdeliver by singing
English > singing: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningdisclosing information or giving evidence about another.
Synonymstattle, telling
Broaderdisclosure, revelation, revealingThe speech act of making something evident / evident
Spanishchivatazo
Verbssingdivulge confidential information or secrets

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