serenade

Part of speech: verb

To entertain with or engage in a serenade.

Part of speech: noun

Music rendered as a tribute in the open air at night.

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Usage examples "serenade":

  1. They had been taught by her brother the fine songs composing that magnificent serenade. - "Aurora the Magnificent", Gertrude Hall.
  2. It was the custom to serenade the royal family on New Year's morning. - "The Peasant and the Prince", Harriet Martineau.
  3. This very night Lucila's husband sets out at midnight for Madrid, and from that hour I will in every way avoid the street in which they live; until then, however, as soon as it is sufficiently dark to be suitable for a serenade, I will have love- romances unceasingly sang before his house. - "The Two Captains", Friedrich de La Motte-Fouque.