serenade

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See also: sérénade and sérénadé

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French sérénade, from Italian serenata, from the past participle of serenare, from Latin serēnō, from serenus (calm).

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serenade (plural serenades)

  1. a love song that is sung directly to one's love interest, especially one performed below the window of a loved one in the evening
  2. (music) an instrumental composition in several movements

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serenade (third-person singular simple present serenades, present participle serenading, simple past and past participle serenaded)

  1. to sing or play a serenade (for someone)
    • 2013, Daniel Taylor, Rickie Lambert's debut goal gives England victory over Scotland (in The Guardian, 14 August 2013)[1]
      The Southampton striker, who also struck a post late on, was being serenaded by the Wembley crowd before the end and should probably brace himself for some Lambert-mania over the coming days but, amid the eulogies, it should not overlook the deficiencies that were evident in another stodgy England performance.

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serenade f pl

  1. plural of serenadă