sing of

phrasal verb

sang of or sung of; sung of; singing of; sings of
literary + old-fashioned
: to speak or write about (someone or something) especially with enthusiasm
The poet sang of knights and medieval times.

Examples of sing of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like Wonder, who often sang of trees and flowers and took Earth’s beauty into account, this music tries to assess our significance on the planet. Jem Aswad, Variety, 14 Nov. 2023 The song is led by Lucy Dacus, who sings of danger and anxiety on the track. Brittany Spanos, Rolling Stone, 27 Sep. 2023 Williams sings of the struggle between pain-numbing vices and the urge for some kind of spiritual resolution. Jessica Nicholson, Billboard, 18 Sep. 2023 This rosé sings of raspberry and strawberry, with an herbal note in the choir. Dave McIntyre, Washington Post, 3 Aug. 2023 Women who had known many divorces and attended many divorce parties sang of love, and then of the Prophet Muhammad — lilting, drifting, sometimes sorrowful desert music, accompanied only by drums and clapping. Ruth MacLean Laura Boushnak, New York Times, 4 June 2023 Dacus and Bridgers both sing of the sanctity of their inner selves, about protecting what’s theirs and theirs alone. Susannah Felts, Longreads, 27 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Sing of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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