\ ˈsiŋ-ə-ˌlȯŋ How to pronounce sing-along (audio) \
plural sing-alongs

Definition of sing-along

: an informal session of group singing of popular or folk songs : songfest People who had brought their guitars led spontaneous sing-alongs in the hotel lobby.The New Yorker Old-fashioned hayrides and sing-alongs in front of a campfire …— Mary Beth Giles Audience participation is one of the things that has made the show a success, and there will, again, be plenty of opportunity to take part in the sing-alongs.Canadian Motorist also : a song appropriate for a sing-along A guy from the wedding party joined the band for the Garth Brooks classic sing-along "Friends in Low Places" and knocked it out of the park. — Luke Vose

First Known Use of sing-along

1959, in the meaning defined above

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“Sing-along.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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: an informal occasion or event at which people sing songs together

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