(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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