chanting chanting  /ˈtʃæn tɪŋ/


  • (n) the act of singing in a monotonous tone


  1. Uttal frequently underscores his chanting with riffs reminiscent of bluegrass and reggae.
  2. Nichiren taught that chanting makes Buddhists better people and that that in turn improves society as a whole.
  3. Baloch danced out the door once more, leaving his pregnant wife at home, and chanting the same slogans.


  1. Riot police storm Turkish square

    In Istanbul, tear gas and water cannons from police are met by fireworks and defiant chanting from protesters. FULL STORY
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. Tear gas, fire, stun grenades: Chaos in Istanbul as police, protesters clash

    A central square and park in Istanbul erupted Tuesday and into Wednesday in an unsettling, chaotic chorus, with tear gas canisters and water cannons from police met by fireworks, metal banging and defiant chanting from protesters.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. RAW VIDEO: Turkish protesters clash with police

    With protesters back in Istanbul’s Taksim Square following a surge by police, protesters are firing fireworks, whistling, chanting and banging metal. Stun grenades appear to be going off occasionally, and police still are firing tear gas and water cannons. Fires …
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Q13 FOX Seattle


  1. "When crowds are chanting I don't think managers from foreign countries understand what is being said," added Wilkins. "He would not have understood that. I certainly won't tell him because it is unnecessary. I don't think it should be heard...
    on Feb 7, 2009 By: Ray Wilkins Source: ESPN

  2. "Oftenwhen I walked onto the set of 'The West Wing' some of my colleagues would greet me with a chanting of 'Ron, Ron, the neo-con.' It was all done in fun but it had an edge," Silver wrote in a Nov. 15, 2007, entry of his blog on the Pajamas...
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Ron Silver Source: NBC Bay Area

  3. "That was a great feeling to have the stadium rocking and chanting my name," said Sabathia, who could get as many as three starts if the best-of-seven series goes the distance.
    on Oct 16, 2009 By: CC Sabathia Source: AFP

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