Definition of tra la in English:

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tra la

Pronunciation: /trɑːˈlɑː/


chiefly ironic
Expressing joy or gaiety: off to his life, kids, and wife, tra la
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  • It's the little things, the little things, the little things, tra la.
  • Not your ‘arms in the air, getting drunk tra la la’ stuff.
  • And, tra la la la la, I'm having lunch with her and dinner with him.


Early 19th century: imitative of a fanfare or of the refrain of a song.

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