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LULLABY (lullabied)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does lullaby mean? 

LULLABY (noun)
  The noun LULLABY has 2 senses:

1. a quiet song intended to lull a child to sleep
2. a quiet song that lulls a child to sleep

  Familiarity information: LULLABY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LULLABY (noun)


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Meaning:

A quiet song intended to lull a child to sleep

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

berceuse; cradlesong; lullaby

Hypernyms ("lullaby" is a kind of...):

song; vocal (a short musical composition with words)


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Meaning:

A quiet song that lulls a child to sleep

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

cradlesong; lullaby

Hypernyms ("lullaby" is a kind of...):

song; strain (the act of singing)


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