Definitions of song

  1. the characteristic sound produced by a bird; " a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age"
  2. a short musical composition with words; " a successful musical must have at least three good songs"
  3. a distinctive or characteristic sound; " the song of bullets was in the air"; " the song of the wind"; " the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead"
  4. A trifle.
  5. That which is sung or uttered with musical modulations of the voice, whether of a human being or of a bird, insect, etc.
  6. A lyrical poem adapted to vocal music; a ballad.
  7. More generally, any poetical strain; a poem.
  8. Poetical composition; poetry; verse.
  9. An object of derision; a laughingstock.
  10. A rhythmic and tuneful musical sound uttered by the voice of a human being, bird, insect, etc.; a lyric or ballad; poetry; a poem which can be set to music; a musical composition to be rendered by the voice.
  11. That which is sung: a short poem or ballad: the melody to which it is adapted: a poem, or poetry in general: the notes of birds: a mere trifle: ( B.) an object of derision.
  12. Short poem to be sung; music for such a poem; notes of birds, insects, & c.
  13. The rendering of vocal music; more widely, any melodious utterance.
  14. Poetry; verse.
  15. A mere trifle.
  16. That which is sung or uttered with musical modulations of the voice; a little poem to be sung; a ballad; a hymn; a strain; poetry in general; the notes of birds; a mere trifle. Song of Solomon, a canonical book of the Old Testament.
  17. A short poem intended or fit to be sung; a ballad; a lay; a strain; the notes of birds; poetry; a mere trifle.