songfest

noun
song·​fest | \ ˈsȯŋ-ˌfest How to pronounce songfest (audio) \

Definition of songfest

: an informal session of group singing of popular or folk songs

Examples of songfest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The church annually has a songfest following Dec. 25, which actually begins the Christmas season, but this one will honor the Rev. Wally Hyclak, who is retiring Jan. 1. cleveland, "A Christmas ode to Olmsted Falls: Olmsted Dates and Data," 13 Dec. 2019 The songfest began with the women introducing themselves by singing out their names. Dennis Hohenberger, Courant Community, "Sisterhood Of Salaam Shalom Brings Together Faiths," 29 May 2018 Fans of the fest’s icon, Mr. Pierogi, will get to sing with him during his eponymous songfest and toss little hims during the Pierogi Toss, while others can dance their cares away during Polka time. Michelle L. Quinn, chicagotribune.com, "Whiting's Pierogi Fest celebrates its 24th — or 25th — year," 13 May 2018 The songfest began with the women introducing themselves by singing out their names. Dennis Hohenberger, Courant Community, "Sisterhood Of Salaam Shalom Brings Together Faiths," 29 May 2018 Fans of the fest’s icon, Mr. Pierogi, will get to sing with him during his eponymous songfest and toss little hims during the Pierogi Toss, while others can dance their cares away during Polka time. Michelle L. Quinn, chicagotribune.com, "Whiting's Pierogi Fest celebrates its 24th — or 25th — year," 13 May 2018

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First Known Use of songfest

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Songfest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/songfest. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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songfest

noun
How to pronounce songfest (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of songfest

US : an informal gathering where people sing songs together

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