Definitions for dittyˈdɪt i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dit•tyˈdɪt i(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. a short, simple song.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of ditty:

1250–1300; < OF dit(i)e poem, n. use of ptp. of ditier to compose < L dictāre

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ditty(noun)

    a short simple song (or the words of a poem intended to be sung)


  1. ditty(Noun)

    A short verse or tune.

    The Acme mattress ditty has been stuck in my head all day.

  2. Origin: From ditie or dité, from ditier, from dictāre (participle dictatus).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ditty(verb)

    a saying or utterance; especially, one that is short and frequently repeated; a theme

  2. Ditty(verb)

    a song; a lay; a little poem intended to be sung

  3. Ditty(verb)

    to sing; to warble a little tune

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a simple little song.

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