balladlike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ballad +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

balladlike (comparative more balladlike, superlative most balladlike)

  1. Resembling a ballad or some aspect of one.
    • 2007 August 19, Ben Ratliff, “Jazz as It Is and Was, and Flamenco as It Can Be”, New York Times:
      This veteran jazz pianist’s new album, “Solo in Mondsee” (ECM), is a solo-piano record of improvisations, most of them balladlike and quite beautiful, even in their most sprawling phases.