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Tra-la-la   Listen

A set of nonsensical syllables used while humming a refrain.  Synonym: tra-la.

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"Tra-la-la" Quotes from Famous Books

... be a terribly big country village. It's not at all a matter of population. In Connecticut, we always said that Bridgeport was a city, and New Haven which was larger, was not. It's a bing, and a zip, and a tra-la-la-lah, that makes one city a city and another not. I can explain it ...
— Vignettes of San Francisco • Almira Bailey

... would be lifted high, and his step assume a manly stride, as the band of "The L.B.D.'s," in which one of his chums was playing, would strike up "The Maple Leaf Forever," or "Pork, Beans and Hard-tack, Hard-tack, Tra-la-la-la!" ...
— Irish Ned - The Winnipeg Newsy • Samuel Fea

Words linked to "Tra-la-la" :   tra-la, chorus, refrain

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