or sing·a·long

[sing-uh-lawng, -long]


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for sing-along

1959, noun and adjective, from verbal phrase; see sing (v.) + along (adv.). Originally associated with U.S. music producer Mitch Miller (1911-2010).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper