chanted chanted  /ˈtʃæn tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) sung or uttered rhythmically in a monotone

Usage(s):

  • All afternoon, the protesters chanted and the police hovered, until about 3:30, when someone climbed a flagpole and began lowering the American flag.

News

  1. National Fuel’s rates won’t change, PSC rules

    Bongos thumped. Trumpets and trombones blared. Cowbells clanged. Signs swayed and voices chanted, carrying messages like, “Music belongs to eve... It’s time for Eric Holder to go, but for that to happen, something else needs to occur first: Rep. Darrell Issa needs to stop talking. The kook ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Buffalo News

  2. Huntress wins $3 million judgment against Amherst

    Bongos thumped. Trumpets and trombones blared. Cowbells clanged. Signs swayed and voices chanted, carrying messages like, “Music belongs to eve... It’s time for Eric Holder to go, but for that to happen, something else needs to occur first: Rep. Darrell Issa needs to stop talking. The kook ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Buffalo News

  3. Turkish protesters party in square despite ruling party call

    By Nick Tattersall and Jonathon Burch ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Hundreds of anti-government demonstrators chanted and sang in Istanbul's Taksim Square early on Thursday, defying an order to end almost two weeks of protests against Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. The deputy chairman of Erdogan's ruling AK Party, Huseyin Celik, said late on Wednesday that the protesters should withdraw ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "You feel badly. We have one appearance in Madison Square Garden, and people obviously look forward to this game," Jackson said. "Kobe last year was being chanted MVP on this court during the game. The crowd obviously likes him and likes to...
    on Jan 30, 2007 By: Phil Jackson Source: New York Times

  2. "I didn't expect that - it's very flattering," said St. Louis. "You don't get your name chanted like that too many times. It was overwhelming a little bit."
    on Apr 26, 2007 By: Martin St Louis Source: 940 News

  3. "It started when I played the first semi-final against Nadal (2005). At the end of the match, people chanted my name and I was really moved because it was late and I had a break in the fourth set," said Federer. "All of a sudden I felt that...
    on Jun 3, 2007 By: Roger Federer Source: The Australian

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