bal|lad|ry


bal|lad|ry
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.

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  • 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 — /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

  • 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|mon|ger — «BAL uhd MUHNG guhr, MONG », noun. 1. a dealer in or seller of ballads. 2. an inferior poet; poetaster …   Useful english dictionary

  • bal|lad|ier — «ba la DYAY», noun. French. a singer of ballads …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Lad culture — (also Laddish culture and Laddism) is a subculture commonly associated with Britpop music of the 1990s. Stereotyped for mainly males it also involves a liking for alcoholic beverages (especially lager), football, fast cars and men s magazines… …   Wikipedia


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