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patter song

noun
1.
a comic song depending for its humorous effect on rapid enunciation of the words, occurring most commonly in comic opera and operetta.
Origin of patter song
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25
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British Dictionary definitions for patter song

patter song

noun
1.
(music) a humorous song or aria, the text of which consists of rapid strings of words
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