- bal|lad|mon|ger «BAL uhd MUHNG guhr, -MONG-», noun.1. a dealer in or seller of ballads.2. an inferior poet; poetaster.
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mon|ey|mon|ger — «MUHN ee MUHNG guhr, MONG », noun. a dealer in money; moneylender … Useful english dictionary
bal´lad|er — bal|lad «BAL uhd», noun, verb. –n. 1. a poem that tells a story. Ballads are usually in a simple verse form and tell a popular legend that is passed from one generation to another orally. »The old man sang ballads of the clan s heroes, often to… … Useful english dictionary
bal|lad — «BAL uhd», noun, verb. –n. 1. a poem that tells a story. Ballads are usually in a simple verse form and tell a popular legend that is passed from one generation to another orally. »The old man sang ballads of the clan s heroes, often to the tune… … Useful english dictionary
bal|lad|eer — «BAL uh DIHR», noun. 1. a singer of ballads. 2. U.S. Informal. a singer of popular songs … Useful english dictionary
bal|lad|ist — «BAL uh dihst», noun. a writer or composer of ballads … Useful english dictionary
bal|lad|ry — «BAL uh dree», noun. 1. a) poetry in the ballad style. b) ballads collectively. 2. the practice, style, or art of singing ballads … Useful english dictionary
bal|lad|ier — «ba la DYAY», noun. French. a singer of ballads … Useful english dictionary
mon|ger|ing — «MUHNG guhr ihng, MONG », noun. trading; trafficking (used especially as a second element in compounds): »All these…militant mongerings of moral half truths (Robert Louis Stevenson) … Useful english dictionary
mon|ger — «MUHNG guhr, MONG », verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to deal or traffic in. 2. to spread (pernicious gossip, ill will, or other evil). –n. a person who mongers; trafficker. ╂[back formation < mongering] monger, combining form … Useful english dictionary
bal·lad — /ˈbæləd/ noun, pl lads [count] 1 : a slow popular song that is typically about love 2 : a kind of poem or song that tells a story (such as a story about a famous person from history) a ballad about King Arthur … Useful english dictionary