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sing-along

[sing-uh-lawng, -long] /ˈsɪŋ əˌlɔŋ, -ˌlɒŋ/
noun
1.
an informal or unrehearsed singing of songs by a group of people, usually under the direction of a leader; songfest.
2.
an occasion marked by such singing.
Also, singalong.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; noun use of verb phrase sing along
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Examples from the web for sing-along
  • Charity services, family services, carols by candlelight and sing-along concerts abound.
  • Next time you're trapped in a sing-along bar, don't panic.
  • Instead they would be accompanied by live music or by an audience sing-along used to discourage chatting during the film.
British Dictionary definitions for sing-along

sing along

verb (intransitive, adverb)
1.
to join in singing with a performer
noun
2.
such a singsong
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Word Origin and History for sing-along

1959, noun and adjective, from verbal phrase; see sing (v.) + along (adv.). Originally associated with U.S. music producer Mitch Miller (1911-2010).

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