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ditty

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noun dit·ty \ˈdi-tē\

Simple Definition of ditty

  • : a short and simple song

Full Definition of ditty

plural ditties

  1. :  an especially simple and unaffected song

Examples of ditty

  1. Play us a little ditty.

  2. <sung a little ditty in a minor key>



Origin of ditty

Middle English ditee, from Anglo-French dité story, song, from past participle of diter to compose, from Latin dictare to dictate, compose


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with ditty


DITTY Defined for Kids

ditty

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noun dit·ty \ˈdi-tē\

Definition of ditty

plural ditties

  1. :  a short simple song





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