Definition of "singing" [sing•ing]

  • (noun) The act of using the voice to produce musical sounds; vocalizing.
  • (noun) Disclosing information, or giving evidence about another.
  • (noun) A gathering for the purpose of singing shape note songs.
  • (adjective) Smooth and flowing.
  • (adjective) Producing a whistling sound due to the escape of steam.

Use "singing" in a sentence

  • "His dismal prolonged howl of protest at such singing effectually ended the song, and Julie called to the animal, "Wise doggy -- to be able to tell singing from _singing_!""
  • "For all true singing is of the nature of worship; as indeed all true _working_ may be said to be, -- whereof such _singing_ is but the record, and fit melodious representation, to us."
  • "Who among us truly believes that the unemployment rate -- still stuck way above 9 percent--would be so much lower if Obama had spent the first two years of his term singing lullabies to the chief executives of the Wall Street institutions that enriched themselves at the expense of taxpayers and working people, rather than occasionally seeking to hold them to account?"

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