Ditty

Word DITTY
Character 5
Hyphenation dit ty
Pronunciations /ˈdɪti/

Definitions and meanings of "Ditty"

What do we mean by ditty?

A simple song. noun

A song, or poem intended to be sung, usually short and simple in form, and set to a simple melody; any short simple song. noun

The words of a song, as opposed to the tune or music. noun

A refrain; a saying often repeated. noun

Clamor; cry; noise. noun

To sing a ditty; warble a tune.

To sing.

To sing; to warble a little tune. intransitive verb

A saying or utterance; especially, one that is short and frequently repeated; a theme. noun

A song; a lay; a little poem intended to be sung. noun

A short verse or tune. noun

To sing; to warble a little tune. verb

A short simple song (or the words of a poem intended to be sung) noun

A short verse or tune.

A saying or utterance, especially one that is short and frequently repeated.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Ditty

The word "ditty" in example sentences

And who can forget this little ditty from the Weinstein campaign, which I would like to recommend be used in interrogation rooms across the country. ❋ Keli Goff (2010)

One of my favorites is this ditty from a flight attendant: ❋ Unknown (2010)

Apparently, a little ditty from the second act called "Be Kind to Your Parents" was a break-out popular hit in 1954. ❋ Deliasherman (2010)

Zimmer: And then the other thing was I didn't want to do another summer Hollywood blockbuster, so I thought to be very provocative in the music, which I think that little Joker ditty is certainly not something you expect in — it's not the first thing that you'd think of when you think Hollywood blockbuster. ❋ Unknown (2008)

This little ditty is for Bush and (hopefully very soon) Cheney: When a Republican is caught red-handed breaking the law and is nabbed by the feet he†™ ll grope at anything, at any lie, as he is dragged up the temple steps to face justice. ❋ Unknown (2005)

Catharine O'Hara) and a bouncy ditty from the animated Triplets of ❋ Unknown (2009)

Such as haue not premonition hereof, and consideration of the causes alledged, would peraduenture reproue and disgrace euery _Romance_, or short historicall ditty for that they be not written in long meeters or verses _Alexandrins_, according to the nature & stile of large histories, wherin they should do wrong for they be sundry formes of poems and not all one. ❋ George Puttenham (N/A)

While a ditty is the tribute to the joy that gives it birth, ❋ Lennox Amott (N/A)

A slender little treble was singing it over and over again in childish sort, with so little appreciation of the meaning of the words that the oddity of the ditty was the first thing to attract my attention to it. ❋ Marion Harland (1876)

Strangely enough, his ditty was a popular Spanish refrain of some matador's aristocratic inamorata: -- ❋ Bret Harte (1869)

The Immaculate Collection (1990), this album's predecessor, from which it borrows a controversial, yearning, spoken-word ditty to sex entitled ❋ Unknown (2010)

The ditty, which is about what it's title says it's about, and which made its legend on YouTube, where its lyrics can be enjoyed in all their uncensored glory, defeated the likes of "Everything Comes Down to Poo," from ❋ Unknown (2009)

Twelve times he used a word that rhymes with "ditty" and has to do with what would be called "la merde" in Fabulous Fab's native tongue. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Thanks to an internet connection which fed through the TV set, my older nephew could also tap into his favorite YouTube videos, including some he had edited himself, firmly lodging the "Avenue Q" ditty, "I'm Not Wearing Underwear Today", in the "repeat incessantly" lobe of my brain where that lame McCartney Christmas song would typically reside this time of year. ❋ Unknown (2008)

What puts an extra layer of pain on this particular ditty (and by "ditty" I mean "dogpile") are my memories of the horrendous video. ❋ Unknown (2005)

On this page you can find that a researcher has found Stan to have written the Marlboro "ditty," and he even voices a character called "Juggernaut Jones" in another Marlboro film also on the Babbitt/Hubley reel... ❋ Hans Perk (2007)

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