Definition of dirgelike in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdəːdʒlʌɪk/


(Of music) having the slow, mournful character of a dirge: a dirgelike rendition of ‘The Internationale
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  • She walks slowly in a circle to the beat of a dirgelike drum.
  • The ballet ends with a slow, dirgelike walk offstage by the entire cast.
  • The sequence is accompanied by dirgelike music, which eventually becomes a sung lament.

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