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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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dittydit‧ty /ˈdɪti/ noun (plural ditties) [countable]  APMALa short simple poem or song – used humorously
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dittyOut of Rainbow's lips comes my rendition of a little amorous ditty from a shtetl on the banks of the River Vistula.There were two snow-white cotton ditty bags inside with their tie strings done in dainty bows.Anyway, in each ditty the name of the country was used to finish a rhyme.Band members sing spontaneous and insulting ditties, needling the girls as they run up the court or in-bound the ball.But choose such books carefully, because some of these texts are nothing more than meaningless, silly little ditties.For those who demand blood-and-guts songwriting, the plastic ditties on Kosmos' Cocktail will sound frustratingly shallow and simplistic.We pin up quality ditties on corporate walls to enthuse staff of our good and noble intentions.
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