Ballad - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbæləd|  American pronunciation of the word ballad
Brit.  |ˈbæləd|  British pronunciation of the word ballad

noun

- a narrative song with a recurrent refrain (syn: lay)
- a narrative poem of popular origin (syn: lay)

Extra examples

...a haunting ballad about lost love and loneliness...

Word forms

noun
singular: ballad
plural: ballads
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