lullaby definition

  • noun:
    • A soothing song with which to lull a young child to fall asleep.
    • A soothing song to lull kids to fall asleep.
    • A song to quiet babes or lull all of them to sleep; that which quiets.
    • Hence: Good night; good-by.
    • A song sung to lull young ones to sleep; a cradle-song.
    • A cradle-song, or an instrumental piece within the model of a cradle-song; a berceuse.
    • therefore good-night; good-by.
    • the work of performing a quiet track to lull a child to fall asleep
    • a quiet track meant to lull a kid to sleep
  • verb-transitive:
    • To calm with or just as if with a lullaby.
  • others:
    • To lull to sleep; hush with a lullaby.

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