a short, simple melody, especially one characterized by single notes to which an indefinite number of syllables are intoned, used in singing psalms, canticles, etc., in church services.
a psalm, canticle, or the like, chanted or for chanting.
the singing or intoning of all or portions of a liturgical service.
a song; singing:
the chant of a bird.
a monotonous intonation of the voice in speaking.
a phrase, slogan, or the like, repeated rhythmically and insistently, as by a crowd.