balladic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ballad +‎ -ic

Adjective[edit]

balladic (comparative more balladic, superlative most balladic)

  1. (music) Characteristic of a ballad
    • 1989 July 21, Anthony Adler, “Game of Love”, Chicago Reader:
      Still, my favorite moments are the quiet ones, like when Henry, the tell-me-about-the-rabbits-George deviate, croons his balladic confession, "I did a thing."
    • 1994 December 2, Bill Wyman, “Posture After Posture”, Chicago Reader:
      Vedder and the rest of the band are at their best when they're feeling balladic.