Last modified on 29 May 2014, at 16:40

dirgelike

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  • dirge-like

EtymologyEdit

dirge +‎ -like

AdjectiveEdit

dirgelike (not comparable)

  1. (music) Resembling a dirge: slow and depressing
    • 2009 January 16, Holland Cotter, “Black History, Alive in Washington”:
      Her “Coronation Theme: Organon,” made of black stereo speakers stacked up to the ceiling, sends dirgelike royal fanfares laced with the noise of shouting crowds shuddering through the room.

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