Definitions

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  • n. One who serenades.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who serenades.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who serenades, or performs nocturnal music.

Etymologies

serenade +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The demon of jealousy was aroused, but I concealed my thoughts, and heard, with apparent interest, that the serenader was a young and adventurous American, who had been ship-wrecked, and had had a rather romantic introduction to Louise and the Stuarts.

    Alamance; Or, the Great and Final Experiment viii, 9-151, [1] p.

  • Englishmen and matrons, and thrill societies with their winsome ingenuousness; and who sometimes when unguarded meet an artful serenader, that is a cloaked bandit, and is provoked by their performances, and knows anthropologically the nature behind the devious show; a sciential rascal; as little to be excluded from our modern circles as Eve's own old deuce from Eden's garden whereupon, opportunity inviting, both the fool and the cunning, the pure donkey princess of insular eulogy, and the sham one, are in a perilous pass.

    One of Our Conquerors — Volume 2

  • Fans of this sinkhole serenader, this pothole poet, will be suffused with delight as he sings all their favourites -- including a raging version of "I Will Never Laugh Again At New Orleans".

    Frank Le Fou, Live on CHRW

  • He was, too, no moonlight serenader, and his intense emotion is perfectly compatible with the outline of some of the gossip which was repeated at the time of his death; Ibsen being reported to have said of the Viennese girl: "She did not get hold of me, but I got hold of her — for my play."

    Henrik Ibsen

  • But then the poor serenader is indeed strangled by these dark expressionist hands that emerge out of the darkness.

    'Hitchcock's Music' Scores Big on Suspense

  • I try to ignore the bit about the serenader being dead.

    Thursday Thirteen « The Life and Times of Organic Mama

  • The unappreciated serenader appeared squelched by this threat, for complete silence followed.

    The Spanish Chest

  • Scarcely had the hour arrived, however, when the serenader made his appearance, dressed in the pink of fashion; and, placing himself under his lady's window, proceeded to play the guitar in the best style.

    Irish Wit and Humor Anecdote Biography of Swift, Curran, O'Leary and O'Connell

  • This done, Miss Devine stood forward, and, grasping a certain utensil of more than ordinary proportions, with one bound, not only "returned its _lining_ on the night," as Tom Moore says, but also on the head of the devoted serenader, who was so stunned by Betty's favor, that it was some time before he realized the nature of the gift.

    Irish Wit and Humor Anecdote Biography of Swift, Curran, O'Leary and O'Connell

  • Finding his efforts unrecognized, the serenader finally desisted, and they heard the dipping of his paddle as he departed.

    The Camp Fire Girls in the Maine Woods Or, The Winnebagos Go Camping

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