Share this entry

Share this page

cradle song

Line breaks: cra¦dle song

Definition of cradle song in English:

noun

A lullaby.
Example sentences
  • Similarly, the Berceuse gains much from being played simply - as a cradle song.
  • The European cradle song tries only to put the child to sleep.
  • The state of Bengal during the 18th century has nowhere been so vividly pictured as it has in that famous Bengali cradle song.

Definition of cradle song in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day orthoepy
Pronunciation: ôrˈTHōəpē
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words