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serenade

play
noun ser·e·nade \ˌser-ə-ˈnād\

Simple Definition of serenade

  • : a love song that is sung or played outdoors at night for a woman

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of serenade

  1. 1a :  a complimentary vocal or instrumental performance; especially :  one given outdoors at night for a woman being courtedb :  a work so performed

  2. 2 :  an instrumental composition in several movements, written for a small ensemble, and midway between the suite and the symphony in style

Origin and Etymology of serenade

French sérénade, from Italian serenata, from sereno clear, calm (of weather), from Latin serenus serene


First Known Use: 1649


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serenade

verb ser·e·nade

Simple Definition of serenade

  • : to sing or play a serenade for (someone)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of serenade

serenaded

serenading

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to play a serenade

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to perform a serenade in honor of

serenader

noun

SERENADE Defined for Kids

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serenade

play
noun ser·e·nade \ˌser-ə-ˈnād\

Definition of serenade for Students

  1. :  music sung or played at night for a woman




2

serenade

play
verb ser·e·nade

Definition of serenade for Students

serenaded

serenading

  1. :  to entertain (a woman) with music sung or played at night




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