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[sawng-fuh l, song-] /ˈsɔŋ fəl, ˈsɒŋ-/
abounding in song; melodious.
Origin of songful
1350-1400; Middle English; see song, -ful
Related forms
songfully, adverb
songfulness, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the Web for songful
Historical Examples
  • In May and June the waterfalls are at their best, and the birds are most songful.

    Your National Parks Enos A. Mills
  • So we may walk from one flower to another until the morning wears to a bright noon and the afternoon wanes into a songful sunset.

    Some Spring Days in Iowa Frederick John Lazell
  • The birds are those of California—many, prolific, and songful.

    The Book of the National Parks Robert Sterling Yard
  • The songful satirical line spouted in him, to be flung at his girl, as he ran upstairs to the boudoir off the drawing-room.

  • To anyone capable of turning these causes to effects this sound is not dull and monotonous, but richly varied into songful music.

    Among the Forces Henry White Warren
  • Then another youth approached, and received more 256 airily a silver token, with the same blue ribbon and songful welcome.

  • But Mr. Newcastle's involuntary wit was of no avail, and he was forced to curb his songful spirit until a more fitting season.

    Peak and Prairie Anna Fuller
  • Here is his description of his change from "burning love" to the state of "songful love."

    Mysticism in English Literature Caroline F. E. Spurgeon
British Dictionary definitions for songful


tuneful; melodious
Derived Forms
songfully, adverb
songfulness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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