sing-along or sing·a·long [sing-uh-lawng, -long] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun an informal or unrehearsed singing of songs by a group of people, usually under the direction of a leader; songfest. an occasion marked by such singing.
Origin of sing-along First recorded in 1955–60; noun use of verb phrase sing along Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for sing-along Contemporary Examples of sing-along
This is a chihuahua who likes to sing-along to a Vampire Weekend song.
October 15, 2013
Every year, according to one Fox staffer, she invites everyone over to her house for a Christmas-carol sing-along.
July 30, 2013
The “Sweet Caroline” sing-along is just one of many moments that create the euphoric atmosphere of Penn State football.
August 29, 2012
Word Origin and History for sing-along
1959, noun and adjective, from verbal phrase; see(v.) + (adv.). Originally associated with U.S. music producer Mitch Miller (1911-2010).
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