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sing-along

or sing·a·long

[sing-uh-lawng, -long]
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noun
  1. an informal or unrehearsed singing of songs by a group of people, usually under the direction of a leader; songfest.
  2. an occasion marked by such singing.
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Origin of sing-along

First recorded in 1955–60; noun use of verb phrase sing along
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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).

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