singing game


Definition of singing game

: a children's game in which the players accompany their actions with the singing of a narrative song

Examples of singing game in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After a photo shoot for Elle magazine’s August issue, the singer sat down to play a few rounds of Song Association, a singing game where she is given a word and has 10 seconds to sing a line containing that word. Monica Mercuri, Billboard, 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of singing game

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Singing game.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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