ode ode  /ˈoʊd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a lyric poem with complex stanza forms

Usage(s):

  1. Twice a month, the tribes living in the foothills of the Amne Machin range of western China sing an ode to the mighty peaks above.
  2. Disney's Mulan is part traditional war saga, part modern-day feminist fable, and a total delight.

News

  1. MarketBasket:

    Berry good soda If you're not drinking an Allagash or Gritty McDuff's beer with your lobster roll, a fizzy ode to Maine's state fruit - blueberry soda from Maine Root - is the next best thing. I love the balance of vivid fruit and measured sweetness, thanks to the fair trade organic cane juice sweetener, a fixture in Root's other flavors (Sarsaparilla, Mexicane Cola), also available at Luke's.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. One Direction's Harry Styles Reveals New George Michael-Inspired Ankle Tattoos—Check it Out!

    Harry Styles' guilty feet have got no rhythm… The One Direction singer revealed two new tattoos on his ankles yesterday that certainly seem to be an ode to George Michael's...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: E! Online

  3. Ode dairy to host annual lunch, tours

    The Ode family will be hosting a lunch on the farm at their dairy, Royalwood Dairy near Brandon, on Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Tri-State Neighbor

Quotes

  1. Watson describes to the Daily Mail: "It's kind of an ode to Lady and the Tramp. George is the Tramp, and I'm Lady. George finds me [because] I'm lost and in a dodgy part of New York. He slowly wins me over and there's a bit of a twist at the end."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Emma Watson Source: Cinematical (blog)

  2. "The Spider is an ode to my mother. She was my best friend. Like a spider, my mother was a weaver," the 95-year-old Bourgeois said in a statement.
    on Oct 3, 2007 By: Louise Bourgeois Source: Reuters UK

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