Main definitions of ballading in English

: ballading1ballading2

ballading1

noun

  • The writing or composition of ballads.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Gabriel Harvey (c1552–1631), scholar and writer. From ballad + -ing.

Pronunciation

ballading

/ˈbalədɪŋ/

Main definitions of ballading in English

: ballading1ballading2

ballading2

adjective

rare
  • That writes or composes ballads.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Nashe (d. c1601), writer. From ballad + -ing.

Pronunciation

ballading

/ˈbalədɪŋ/