Definitions for Interludeˈɪn tərˌlud
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an intervening episode, period, or space.
an early English comedic sketch performed between the parts of a play or other entertainment. a play, esp. a comedy or farce, derived from this. a morality play of the 14th to 16th centuries, typically containing farcical or comic elements.
Category: Literature, Showbiz
any intermediate performance or entertainment, as between the acts of a play.
an instrumental passage or a piece of music rendered between the parts of a song, church service, drama, etc.
Category: Music and Dance
Origin of interlude:
1275–1325; ME < ML = L inter-inter - +lūd(ere) to play +-ium -ium1
an intervening period or episode
interlude, intermezzo, entr'acte(verb)
a brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance
perform an interlude
"The guitar player interluded with a beautiful improvisation"
An intervening episode, etc.
An entertainment between the acts of a play.
A short piece put between the parts of a longer composition.
To provide with an interlude.
a short entertainment exhibited on the stage between the acts of a play, or between the play and the afterpiece, to relieve the tedium of waiting
a form of English drama or play, usually short, merry, and farcical, which succeeded the Moralities or Moral Plays in the transition to the romantic or Elizabethan drama
a short piece of instrumental music played between the parts of a song or cantata, or the acts of a drama; especially, in church music, a short passage played by the organist between the stanzas of a hymn, or in German chorals after each line
Translations for Interlude
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a usually short period or gap, eg between the acts of a play etc
We bought an ice-cream during the interlude; an interlude of calm during the violence.
- فاصِل موسيقي، إسْتِراحَهArabic
- interlúdioPortuguese (BR)
- die PauseGerman
- תְקוּפַת בֵּינַיִיםHebrew
- अन्तराल, मध्यान्तर का कार्यक्रमHindi
- interludij, kratko međurazdobljeCroatian
- felvonásköz, szünetHungarian
- saat sela, selinganIndonesian
- interludio, intervalloItalian
- (teātrī) starpbrīdis; starpspēleLatvian
- pause, mellomspillNorwegian
- interludiu; pauzăRomanian
- uppehåll, pausSwedish
- ara, fasılaTurkish
- 中場休息Chinese (Trad.)
- антракт; перерваUkrainian
- کسی چیز کے درمیان چھوٹا سا وقفہUrdu
- thời gian giải laoVietnamese
- 幕间，中间休息Chinese (Simp.)
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