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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sung, Sung dynasty, Song, Song dynastynoun

    the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sungthe preterite and participle passive of sing.

    A larger rock then heaving from the plain,
    He whirl’d it round, it sung across the main. Alexander Pope.

    From joining stones the city sprung,
    While to his harp divine Amphion sung. Alexander Pope.


  1. sung

    "Sung" is the past participle of "sing." It generally refers to melodious sounds that have been vocalized by someone's voice, typically in a pattern or tune. This could be in a formal setting like a choir or concert, or informally like while showering or humming to oneself. The term also often implies the use of particular pitch, rhythm, and tone, and may involve words or might be wordless, as in a hum or a melody.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sung

    of Sing

  2. Sung

    of Sing

  3. Sung

    imp. & p. p. of Sing

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sung

    sung, pa.t. and pa.p. of sing.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SUNG

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sung is ranked #4801 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sung surname appeared 7,360 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Sung.

    94.1% or 6,929 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.6% or 195 total occurrences were White.
    1.8% or 138 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 66 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.3% or 27 total occurrences were Black.
    0% or 5 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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Anagrams for sung »

  1. gnus

  2. guns

  3. nugs

  4. snug

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sung in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sung in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of sung in a Sentence

  1. Sir Edward Appleton:

    I don't mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is a language I don't understand.

  2. Hugo Lloris:

    La Marseillaise sung by the English will make the moment even greater, we are very moved by all the messages of support in England and indeed across the world. Tomorrow, representing France as a nation will be more important than merely representing French football.

  3. Phillips Brooks:

    The earth has grown old with its burden of care But at Christmas it always is young, The heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair And its soul full of music breaks the air, When the song of angels is sung.

  4. Kim Shin-je:

    Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Il, the North Koreans have all been saying they're going to start war, i've always heard this. It's been decades.

  5. Gabriel Sassoon:

    The fat lady has far from sung in this case. We do not know, The parties are neck and neck and it's a matter of coalition negotiations and let me tell you, it's entirely possible to form a center-left coalition at this point. Israel is tired of nine long years of Netanyahu.

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    expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language
    • A. indiscernible
    • B. articulate
    • C. occlusive
    • D. contiguous

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