prelusive

adjective pre·lu·sive \ pri-ˈlü-siv , -ziv \

Definition of prelusive

: constituting or having the form of a prelude : introductory

prelusively

adverb

Examples of prelusive in a Sentence

  1. after a prelusive dimming of the house lights intended to induce quiet, the stage curtain rose

First Known Use of prelusive

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