tra-la-la

tra-la

[trah-lah]
noun
nonsense syllables sung as a refrain, expressing gaiety.
Also, tra-la-la.


Origin:
1815–25

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tra-la or tra-la-la (ˌtrɑːˈlɑː, ˌtrɑːlɑːˈlɑː)
 
n
a set of nonsensical syllables used in humming music, esp for a melody or refrain
 
tra-la-la or tra-la-la
 
n

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